Monthly Archives: February 2012

Brush

I’ve got some serious brush clearing to do this Spring, getting my sister-in-law’s lot ready for sale, and my present chainsaw hasn’t been working worth a damn for the last year. It was a cheap saw, and it has been … Continue reading

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On Eagles’ Wings

I noticed an oddball shrub in the woods in front of the house last fall, and noticed it again today when I was clearing away winter debris. It looked like a burning bush — very bright red — last fall, … Continue reading

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Don’t that beat all …

Daytona was nuts this year — crashes right, left and center, culminating in a wipeout of a track drying truck during a caution, which ignited 250 gallons of jet fuel and resulted in a two-hour delay. But what beat all … Continue reading

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Say What?

I bought a copy of Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 at Staples on Friday. I went for something else, but it was on sale at 40% off, and I decided it was probably time to start using it. I’ve been using … Continue reading

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Numbnuts

Rick Santorum told Meet the Press this morning that he “almost threw up” when he read this: I believe in a President whose views on religion are his own private affair, neither imposed upon him by the nation, nor imposed … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

The Daytona was cancelled for the first time. It will be run tomorrow, and I hope it will be broadcast on either Fox or Speed. While I was waiting to see if the rain would let up and the race … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech

Michael and I bought “The King’s Speech” to add to the family movie roster for the holidays, but didn’t get around to watching it until last night. I’d heard good things about the movie, but I was stunned by how … Continue reading

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Poor Joey

Joey and Kurt Busch had just pulled into the lead on the last lap of today’s Nationwide at Daytona when Kurt touched Joey’s rear bumper. And that was all she wrote. Joey spun out, and by the time it was … Continue reading

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Lumberjacks

I met Gary and Dave Anderson at the railroad this morning to take out trees behind one of the sheds. The trees were crowding the shed and needed to come down, preferably during the winter, when the RV’s were absent. … Continue reading

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Garbage Day Nocturne

I was taking out the garbage this morning and, walking back, struck by how pretty the new snow was in the half light. The scene reminded me of the Christmas cards that show a lighted house in the woods on … Continue reading

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