“A Bloody Day in Destiny”

Originally posted on Russ Towne's A Grateful Man :
? ? I love writing tales of the old west. My first book of western tales is now available on Amazon. It’s titled A…

A Splash of Color and Banana Babies

Shortly after we purchased the project house, my next door neighbor gave me three banana plants. He grows them every year and they produce quite a few bananas. It takes about a year… Continue reading

Newer, Better and Completely Functional

Although we have made a lot of changes on the project house aka Love Shack, none of it is very picture worthy. We put in a new AC and heating system with full… Continue reading


Rick and I were discussing the death of Stephen Hawking and marveling over his famous scientific brilliance…despite having a severe handicap. It got us thinking about what causes some people to achieve well… Continue reading

Embracing My Obsoleteness

I’m not sure how the topic came up but Rick and I were talking about Jimmy Stewart, the actor when it suddenly crossed my mind that half the population probably had no idea… Continue reading

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

I wrote this post when I first started out as a blogger and its message is worth repeating. Illiteracy is the source of so much that is wrong with our society and there… Continue reading

Next Stop…A Much Needed Get-A-Way

The last couple of years have been more work than pleasure for Rick and I. That’s not really a complaint because we both have been enjoying creating the house aka Love Shack…we just… Continue reading

Making Up For Lost Time

Last year I had grand plans of travel and meeting a few bloggers and hopes of making headway on our project house. A death in the family with complications pulled my attention into… Continue reading

The Darwinian Gardener

  Not too long ago, Rick was telling me about a column in the local paper called the Darwinian Gardener. The basic premise is to only grow those things that will grow-survival of… Continue reading

Tips from a friend…

I’ve noticed that the Hummers go into a feeding frenzy near sunset.I suspect they do it at sunrise too but I’m too lazy to find that out? I wondered If I could get… Continue reading