"Look outside, and you'll see the moon kissing Venus," Mike called to tell me. So I hung up, and went out on the roof. And Mike was right. (Mostly right... "Kissing?" Let's let him be poetic about it, okay? Maybe it's one of those celebrity air-kisses, or like a brother/sister thing.) Don't get me wrong. … Continue reading Me and Moon Shadow
Month: July 2018
Breaking the Silence
"I believe it's high time some of our young ladies step up. Silence may keep the men in your life in line, ladies, and keep them guessing as to what they did wrong, but it won't break any glass ceilings. Volunteers? Yes, Celine-Marie?" "Teacher, I couldn't decide which photo to use, so I submitted all … Continue reading Breaking the Silence
Pictures. Trees. Parks. Families.
"Good morning, students." "Good morning, Teacher!" "Oh my... Such enthusiasm! Delightful! Are you ready to present your assignments?" (crickets) "I see... Don't be timid, chickens! Share your image, tell us the song, then explain.... Oh me oh my. I've forgotten all the rules. Can anyone remember? Billy Bobby Joe? I see you desperately waving your … Continue reading Pictures. Trees. Parks. Families.
Roadside Attraction: China Ranch Date Farm
Traveling between Las Vegas and anywhere in California? There's an excellent chance of finding yourself on hot, monotonous, crowded I-15. If not in a hurry, consider a side trip to China Ranch Date Farm, especially if you are headed north to Death Valley on 127. Be advised, it's a bit remote, especially those last few … Continue reading Roadside Attraction: China Ranch Date Farm
I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead. ~ Mark Twain I didn't have time for even a short post, so I quoted someone long dead. ~ Camp Host Chad Here's a symbolic visual of my day: In this scenario, I think the water is everything that … Continue reading My Day!
Ways to Beat the Heat
High temperatures got you feeling low? Try these solutions! Drink a delicious shake. Rest on the nearest bench. Get a haircut. Catch some entertainment in a cool theater.
Independence Day (2018): Blowing in the Wind
For my Flag Day post last year, I struggled to find a decent flag picture (o which I owned the rights), and finally, regretfully settled for a mediocre photo, then decided on two actions to ease that pain: I vowed to replace that photo ASAP -- Hasn't happened yet. If you're eager to glimpse a … Continue reading Independence Day (2018): Blowing in the Wind