August 2016

I dropped by my brother’s place on my way home on Friday night. I found the path from the parking area to his place littered with spent shell casings, not […]

Back in Black

And it’s back…darkness, my old friend. Yesterday, I noticed that there were high beams conditions as I left for work at 6 am. Unfortunately for Me, it was also the […]


Hi! Here’s what’s been happening the past few days. Work has been getting in the way of writing, and I expect this to continue for about another month. I am […]


Dad’s Flowers Every year, we plant sweetpeas in honor of our father. They were his favorite flowers. We had a little bouquet of them at his memorial service, along with […]

Family Dinner

After work last Saturday, I stopped by the family estate for a small, impromptu BBQ with my siblings. Summer is not only high season for tourists, it’s also high season […]

Are there time-released bad omens? If so, I think that Steller’s Jay was one… It’s been another crazy week, and it’s far from over. It seems that no matter how […]

There hasn’t been much time for anything but work this week. I have been leaving the house at 6:00 am in a mostly vain attempt to get everything done in […]

Since you all enjoyed the peek at our local message board a few months ago, I thought you might like another one. As you can see, we’ve been keeping Hooterville […]