Monthly Archives: November 2014

Harvest Groaning

The farms and the fields all now groan. They have been for some weeks now. It is the harvest coming in. It does not come silently. I just finished walking the dog. It’s 10:30 p.m. on a cold Wednesday Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Hunter

It is hunting season. A week ago was the opening day of deer season, firearms. That started on Saturday, Nov. 15. Everybody heads out. Area restaurants open up way early, like 3:00 a.m., for coffee, donuts, pancakes, and the like, … Continue reading

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The Boot Box

It has been icy and cold the past week. Now all of the wintry gear is up, out of totes, and in our hall. Growing up, every late autumn, Mom would then too have us haul out from storage the … Continue reading

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Adventure

I have tried to stay contemporary in my notes, with any mentioning in its proper season. For the most part, I have accomplished this. Today is the exception. Before we get any further into autumn, this farewell, for another year, … Continue reading

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Where People Remember

So near Veteran’s Day, and with a certain story in the news, today I have for you four things sad, but one thing that is wonderful. As to the sad. Years ago in Chicago, a good Christian friend of mine … Continue reading

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Contentment

Alexander Paul said that “The cars we drive say a lot about us.” I happen to know, emphatically, categorically, and unequivocally, that this is not true. I know it because . . . it simply can’t be true. It just … Continue reading

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My Precious Sweet Priority

CAPTAIN’S LOG: It was about this time of year when it happened. It was fairly cold that day too. Maybe that had to do with some of my poor judgment. Brain freeze. Actually though, it was jacket cold, not parka. … Continue reading

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