Monthly Archives: March 2007

Boots on the Ground

My brother is visiting for a few days, and we’ve been shopping — me for new boots, and Steve for clothes he forgot to put in the car before he drove out. I got my boots at the Shoe Box … Continue reading

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Titmice and Thunder

A Tufted Titmouse showed up at the birdfeeder a couple of days ago, and I was so excited I called Helen about it. Not, mind you, that Tufted Titmice are unknown in Sauk County, although we are at the extreme … Continue reading

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Enclaves

Michael and I had dinner with friends up on Christmas Mountain, nee Coon Bluff, a couple of weeks ago. Our friends own property in Jamaica, and are thinking about selling it. Jamaica has been taken over by enclaved, self-contained resorts … Continue reading

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A Country Song

I had to make an unexpected trip to Baraboo this morning and I flipped on the radio. It was Country, of course, this being rural Wisconsin. I realized that I’ve stopped listening to Country in the last ten or fifteen … Continue reading

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Shit-Brindle Sounds

Spring is upon us. I don’t mean that the snow is gone — a foot or so still covers the ground despite several days of high temperatures in the high forties — or that the robins are back. No, the … Continue reading

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Snowbirds

It continues to snow more or less daily, a few more inches here and a few more inches there. I’m just about out of space to pile the stuff around the house and garage. Last night’s snow was 4 inches … Continue reading

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Vista

Vista continues to drive me mildly crazy. The Sims doesn’t work, nor does SimCity3000. I’m not even going to mention RedAlert2. That was yesterday. Today it is the printer. I use an two-year old HP All-in-One Deskjet. Vista has a … Continue reading

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Jerry’s Restaurant

Jerry’s restaurant is back in business. Yesterday, Jerry spread unused fodder on part of the field across the road, planning to disc it in later this Spring, I imagine. Today, Cassidy is having a field day, watching the two dozen … Continue reading

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Tracks on the Road

I haven’t been out in the woods since the Great Blizzard of ’07, but I decided yesterday that I needed a walk, so I walked Berry Road from one end to the other, and then back again. I’m not the … Continue reading

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