Tag: Story

Finding Oneself having been Shot Down

Finding Oneself having been Shot Down
After arriving at office before dawn, I wasn't sure what kind of day it was going to be, but soon afterward, a cool gray day arrived which wouldn't have been the my choice for the beginning of another … continue reading

Something in a Ditch

Something in a Ditch
It was another early Saturday morning at office which allowed me to get some much- needed reading and research done, and since this week had me running hither and tither with all the extra to-do's I h … continue reading

Far too Late to their Senses

Far too Late to their Senses
Fortunately the cloud cover dissipated and our sun returned to create yet another delightful Fall day in North Iowa. I'm continuing to hope we don't get a frost before my tomatoes and peppers are ripe … continue reading

The Inland Migration is still Happening

The Inland Migration is still Happening
Without question, it was an absolutely beautiful day today, and if we can be blessed with days like this for the remainder of October, those evil months of November, December and January will be more … continue reading

Lilacs are Spring Bloomers

Lilacs are Spring Bloomers
We had a nice rain last night which was much needed, but I sure wasn't expecting the heavy fog this morning. While driving to office in the dark, I grew all the more watchful of my surroundings, and e … continue reading

Opening More than One Hatch

Opening More than One Hatch
Another warmer than normal day arrived, and by surprise, we had a nice little rain this afternoon which helped cool things down. One of my clients stopped by the office to sign a document, and before … continue reading

Not a Second Thought about the many Hours

Not a Second Thought about the many Hours
In spite of these continued hot days, I'm now noticing the maple trees starting to turn, but for some reason they're not showing off their colors as well as they normally do, and causing me to wonder … continue reading

He Couldn’t Remember where he Lived

He Couldn’t Remember where he Lived
Once again I'm in disbelief our Downtown temperature exceeded 92 degrees today, and to think it's the 27th of September. Being very familiar with this date from many years past, I dare say there wasn' … continue reading

I Dug them Instead of Cutting

I Dug them Instead of Cutting
Without a doubt, this was one of the hottest days of the last week of September I can remember. When I looked at the thermometer around three, I was in near shock it was registering 88 degrees. It's n … continue reading

The Last Rose of Summer

The Last Rose of Summer
I wasn't surprised to find it 42 degrees in the lowlands this morning, but at least the sun warmed us up quickly, and especially when finding the wind had changed directions from north to west, which … continue reading