Watch My Feet

Watch My Feet

Ice is slick, and blades are sharp.  Seems like a combination that every sensible human being would file into two completely different categories.  Not us!  “Kids, let’s grab some blades. No, first, let’s use real money and pay someone to borrow some super sharp...
Dead Grass Path

Dead Grass Path

Dead Grass Path We love our dog. His old-soul name, George, just makes him adorable. It’s hard to admit that for years we held him hostage.  You see, we convinced ourselves it was for his own good. He loves our neighbor, and the tricky part is he must cross the...
Truth in Advertising?

Truth in Advertising?

How does the phrase go…”Presentation is eighty-percent of the deal?” Or something of the sort. It was that 1980ish summer leadership camp that taught the art of manipulating the buttons and whistles of positive reinforcement and how to effectively present...
Sing On

Sing On

The bird was bare.  Featherless. Naked, but I’m pretty sure it was not a Jay, or a Robin if you’re hung up on the mid-19th-century version of the idiom, “Naked as a Robin.” This season the birds have been busy.  Cheeping and chirping as they forage their way into...
Shades of Green

Shades of Green

We see what we see.   I’ve heard it said, “Don’t believe anything you see and only half of what you hear.” A watered-down version of the hyperbolic proverb, “Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” Credited to one of the most influential...