On the the first of July, I headed a couple hours north of our home. Played a round of golf at Lake Shastina Golf Course at the base of Mount Shasta. Spectacular place. Played with son-in-law and grandson. On the way home, we fished the Upper Sacramento River. Using artificial flies without any barbs on [...]
Over one hundred years ago the Lebanese Kahlil Gibran published a book called The Madman, His Parables and Poems. Gibran is famous for his work The …Sanity and spiritual sanity 4 The Madman by Kahlil Gibran I really enjoy this blogger’s posts, Fiona Gardner. I found her latest post very interesting. You might too.
106 F this afternoon. Linus says "Nap Time!"
https://youtu.be/MrBlYzCu1M8 Fooling around with some online software and putting some video clips to my song "Thank You" where I mispronounce the phrase Thank You in many different languages - but what the heck, who cares? Just having some fun with it.
The apples are ripening. The Butterflies are enjoying the Butterfly Bush next to the apples. Paradise Lake was calm and quite beautiful this afternoon. Read somewhere, perhaps from Meister Eckhart, the 13th century mystic, that each creature is a word of God or basically that God is revealed through creation. I think so. This was [...]
Benny and Gracie enjoyed a beautiful sunset this warm summer evening. Time for ice cream!
In the last 24 hours, from our gardens, I have eaten strawberries, apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, and the summer's first tomato. I don't care what the stores say about their vine ripen tomatoes, the flavor of a real garden tomato is 1000 percent better. Same with the fruits. They just can't leave them on the [...]
Been feeling lazy lately, falling behind on my yard responsibilities. This evening I took a lazy walk around and I decided I better get the roses pruned. I am sure someone who knows what they are doing would cringe at my pruning technique, but I got it done. Then I lazily walked around the fruit [...]
With my ever increasing jowls, I have noticed a change to my voice!