Monthly Archives: February 2013

Treacherous Times

As I was turning the four-wheel drive pickup truck around, it just started sliding sideways down the slope toward the east pasture. Continue reading

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Professional Distinctions

Throughout this entire winter season, none of the predicted snowfalls have matched the hype of the media or the forecast of the Weather Service. Continue reading

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Tough Choices

Normally, in remodeling an old house, I like to keep the wood trim more focused on being wood than trim. I prefer mellow stain tones that “pull the grain” and a subtle rubbed effect finish. Continue reading

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Come, O Come, Thou Storm of Blessing

I’ve even heard it said that depression is the exaggerated distance between how you perceive things to be and how you wish they were. Continue reading

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Broken Voices

I found her abandoned on a gravel road about three miles away from here. She was around four or five weeks old, her eyes still blue. Continue reading

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Dodging the Wind

I rather prefer a temperature of around seventy-eight or so, with a light breeze if I’m working outside and no breeze if I’m doing something important, like sitting in a lawn chair sipping a glass of sweet tea. Continue reading

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Evening Feeding

Walking down to the hay barn
in the late light of ending day,

I see soft streaks of color,
strokes of lavender and pink
left above the sinking sun,
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