Archive for August, 2007

A Bump In The Road

Published on August 22, 2007

Most of the time life sails along as I had planned and everything seems in order, and then, suddenly, out of seemingly innocent circumstances there is a major change of pace. Beginning last Friday I experienced such an event.
Let me preface this by saying what I have said before, “I don’t particularly like cats.” I [...]

Simple Pleasures of the Season

Published on August 10, 2007

Here are a few simple pleasures I have enjoyed in recent days:
The sight of sunflowers growing thick and wild along the sides of the road. To me they are the color of summer.
The softer than velvet feel of a horse’s nose. On my daily walk I often pause to visit a beautiful smoky gray horse [...]

The Good Life

Published on August 2, 2007

The fires are out for now and we have enjoyed a few rain showers making the air fresh again and the atmosphere clear. This evening I spent a few minutes on the front porch after dark enjoying the cool breeze and the sounds of country life—the bleating of sheep a few fields over and the [...]