Tag: St. Paul Lutheran Church

Thugs And Kleptocrats

Thugs And Kleptocrats
We've certainly been getting the much-needed rain today, so hopefully our sub-soil will be replenished enough to where we'll be back to normal by the time Fall arrives. Of course on the down-side, we' … continue reading

Memorial Day of 2022

Memorial Day of 2022
What started out as a gray day with light rain, ended up being another sunny, hot and extremely windy afternoon and evening. Just while I was out driving from point A to B, I noticed several trees whi … continue reading

Another Welcome Divine Intervention

Another Welcome Divine Intervention
One more chilly day arrived, but fortunately we didn't get the rain that was predicted other than a spitting of what felt like light sleet. Of course the southerly wind was picking up to where it was … continue reading

Putin And His Napathalene Generals

Putin And His Napathalene Generals
In one word, I could summarize the my entire day as being in a "funk", which was due to a several things such as the gray skies with light rain, the cold, a banker not responding to me, the non-stop s … continue reading

Those Glowing Eyes of Some Off-World Demon

Those Glowing Eyes of Some Off-World Demon
I thought it a bit odd having awakened an hour earlier than I normally do, but with the springing-forward of Daylight Savings Time, I was right on schedule. It normally takes me weeks to get adjusted … continue reading

In Possession of Very Forked Tongues

In Possession of Very Forked Tongues
Our day started out a bit windy and cold, but as the hours passed, it began to slow which helped to bring out temps up to near 50 degrees today. Oh for goodness sakes, the potholes and puddles of wate … continue reading

Worst North Iowa Winter

Worst North Iowa Winter
Of course the wind had to be back at it again today, and now coming from the south which is why we're supposed to be well-above freezing tomorrow. While on the phone with a colleague this morning, I i … continue reading

In the Grips of This Life-Threatening Cold

In the Grips of This Life-Threatening Cold
For sure the topic of most conversation today was this bitter cold which has been made all the worse by that biting northwest wind. I didn't even want hear what the wind-chill factor was, and only bec … continue reading

Beating the Bushes to Find Another

Beating the Bushes to Find Another
With it being another Sunday morning, my first duty of the day, was to head to office and return to my darkened corner to get my contemplative spiritual exercise completed. While in prayer, I was re … continue reading

The Great American Experiment

The Great American Experiment
I was exceptionally happy to see it had rained in the night instead of snow, and for sure, our soil's in need of a good soaking or two before hard winter arrives. I was happy to see it over before I h … continue reading