Tag: Story

Mumsimus Mentalities

Mumsimus Mentalities
I couldn't believe how warm it was outside so early this morning which meant it was above average all night. One would think being on the down-side of our month of September, the nights would be much … continue reading

Retreat to the Natural

Retreat to the Natural
My good night's sleep wasn't so good when being awakened more than once during the raging thunderstorm which started somewhere around 3:00 a.m. and continued on and off for several hours more. We were … continue reading

Back Doors to Heaven

Back Doors to Heaven
These extra-early mornings are starting to become a standard for me, and when thinking about it, that's just Ok by me because I'd rather get as much done before noon than dragging a heavier workload o … continue reading

To Gratuitously Dump

To Gratuitously Dump
For the fact that we're fast on the downward slide to September, I'm beginning to wonder when this heat wave is ever going to end, and yet continuing to feel like those blistering weeks of July. My he … continue reading

Iowa’s Local Food System

Iowa’s Local Food System
Another beautiful day in North Iowa happened again, and you can bet I was enjoying it as much as I could by finding those little to-do's outside my office just so I could be out in it. With the shorte … continue reading

Sort of Ugly

Sort of Ugly
It looks like we're heading into one heck of a dry spell, and unfortunately at a time when the hot crops like tomatoes and peppers are needing the moisture to set their fruit. As much as I've been wan … continue reading

Storm Band

Storm Band
With it being Sunday, I made sure to get to my corner of spirituality where I continued on with my contemplative mode of prayer and reflection. After finishing, I once again felt soulfully refreshed a … continue reading

Window to a World

Window to a World
Another delightful day happened in our little region, and glad for it because I had some extra traveling to do this afternoon. Pretty much all of my morning was consumed by desk work, returning phone … continue reading

Spotlight on 908 N. Jackson

Spotlight on 908 N. Jackson
It was another beautiful sunny day in North Iowa and glad for it because I was out of my office more than in due to the number of pressing items that needed to be addressed. While out, I made sure to … continue reading

An Easy Ending

An Easy Ending
It was another delightful morning in North Iowa, and hopefully we'll have days like this well into September because we had a bit of a late start with Spring. The only thing I don't want to see anymor … continue reading