I am watching the sunset and listening to the frogs. When the sun goes down, the frogs get noisy around here. I don’t think it is easy being a frog out this way. The other day, on the road in front of my mailbox, I saw a flatten frog, all four legs spread out. It [...]

Well, I have been retired for 12 days now. It feels strange. Not a bad strange - just a strange, strange. I am going to bed a little later and sleeping in a little longer. I am getting use to a new IPad Pro for my music and other creative endeavors. With the magic keyboard, [...]

Today I spent time on a lake not too far from us. It is at the very beginning of the hills that rise up to form the Coastal Range. Beyond that range is the Pacific Ocean. The lake is called Black Butte Reservoir and provides the water for our pasture. The grass is yellow now [...]

I saw these 2 signs , one up at Lassen the other day and the other one at Shasta Dam today. I found them to be full of wisdom - for a sign, that is. I also saw the dang cutest thing...a wild turkey hen and her chicks. I had never seen wild turkey chicks [...]

I have attempted to write a new post several times in the past few days. Each time I end up saying, “Doesn’t feel right.” Part of the reason is the Covid-19 crisis, another reason has been a general heart sickness over the George Floyd tragedy along with Trump’s divisive form of leadership, and then there [...]