Tag: Gardening

I can See their Markings Early On

I can See their Markings Early On
It was a dark and rainy morning when I headed off to work, but fortunately the skies cleared in the afternoon which will make our overnight frost even more likely. Oh well, it's the 21st of October an … continue reading

That Charming Senior Housing Community

That Charming Senior Housing Community
Another early at office came to pass, and only because I had many things to get accomplished before the hour of eight arrived. There were also phone messages that came in after hours which I had to lo … continue reading

It’s Pickling Time Again

It’s Pickling Time Again
Pretty much the bulk of my day was spent on follow-up calls, meeting tradespeople, and showing a rental, and in between all of that, was my tending to those little office chores that always get pushed … continue reading

Hill of Cucumbers

Hill of Cucumbers
For the strangest of reasons, not long after crawling out of bed this morning, I had to keep reminding myself from time to time that it's Saturday instead of Sunday. Just as I was pulling up to my off … continue reading

Book Smart

Book Smart
Without a doubt, I'd say this morning's below zero temperatures, combined with the strong winds accompanying it, was the most torturing of winter days thus far this season. After having only shoveled … continue reading

Uncomplimentary Things

Uncomplimentary Things
It was another beautiful day in North Iowa with our temps continuing to be bearable, and once again, my first Sunday duty was to get my contemplative prayer session started. You can bet I needed that … continue reading

If You Pursue Evil

If You Pursue Evil
Another hotter than "H" day arrived which seemed all the worse with today's southerly breeze which felt like a fan blowing hot air out of a 350 degree oven. You can also be sure the temperaments of th … continue reading

High-Tech Secured

High-Tech Secured
I started my day a little earlier again as my morning schedule was booked nearly solid starting around 9:00 which gave me more time to get my morning chores done before heading out. My goodness! Alrea … continue reading

Slightly Rounded Crown

Slightly Rounded Crown
I headed off to the Downtown before sunrise so I could get to my darkened space and fulfill my Sunday morning spiritual exercises before the City awakened.  If there's one positive thing that's come … continue reading

My Pen

My Pen
Alas the work week has ended, and all the happier for it because it was very much an exercise in both patience and diligence. I mentioned to one of the professionals this morning that I was approachin … continue reading