I am out on the front porch, the wind is blowing through the trees, and I am lightly dressed now at 11:12 p.m.. Out here in the country dark you can wear a tee shirt and boxers without concern of offending anyone. Too dark to see, just hear. I think life is often like that [...]

Gracie is obediently on the floor waiting for my attention. Benny, steps, not jumps, onto the piece of furniture formerly known as our couch and waits for the next opportunity to cause a ruckus. Somewhere between 4 and 4:30 am, Benny will jump on my face to see if I am awake yet. Puppies will [...]

I continue to pursue my walking goals for 2021. With a goal of 5 million steps for the year, I am over 2 million so far - according to my Fitbit. One thing I enjoy doing is walking by areas that I usually drive by. You see so much more on foot. You can study [...]

Dear You, Two hours left here for March 2021. Still walking every day. Have walked at least 10,000 steps a day since January 1st. Still have a goal of 5 million steps in 2021 along with trying to walk 50 miles in one day this year - when I am physically ready to do so. [...]

A guitar and a little imagination... Verse One It don't matter if you're dark or light Maybe kind of tall, maybe kind of wide It don't matter if you have three dogs a couple of chickens, and a big ole hog It don't matter... there is plenty of blues to go around Verse Two It [...]

Took a quick trip today for a change of scenery. The valley is great for gardening and all, but sometimes I miss the dimensions of the mountains. Fortunately, by driving north for 30 minutes and then driving east for 60 minutes, we are able to enter a wonderfully different world in Lassen Volcanic National Park. [...]