Month: September 2018

I’ve been waiting for this!

It was beginning to seem like September 29th was never going to come around! Finally! It’s National Coffee Day,  you juiced-up Java heads! Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m heading back to the kitchen. My second pot is brewing right now and I’m going… Continue Reading “I’ve been waiting for this!”

Only One Breakfast Choice Today

I found out last night that today is National Pancake Day. So, of course, this puppy was going to have pancakes for breakfast no matter what! As it turned out, I had no milk in the house, so I ended up at my favorite… Continue Reading “Only One Breakfast Choice Today”

Meet my new gull friend

My beach trip from last Thursday was good. It was one of those trips where I came back with so many photos that I’m not quite sure what I’d like to feature on the blog. But I’m thinking this one’s an easy choice to… Continue Reading “Meet my new gull friend”

Beauty in the ‘burbs!

It’s such a marvelous thing when you find amazing natural beauty in unexpected places. About two miles from the neighborhood where I live is a web of subdivisions all tagged with the Deerfield name. There are four or five different subs all told; it’s… Continue Reading “Beauty in the ‘burbs!”

Searching for the Meaning of Life

This brief blog entry simply cannot be appreciated or understood unless you’ve cast your eyes over the accompanying photo. And, yes, I took the pic myself. No issues about ownership, copyrights or any such thing. And, if you must know, this humble sign adorns… Continue Reading “Searching for the Meaning of Life”

A Medieval Haiku for you!

  Serfs and Magistrate chase the mad King through the castle all summer long     Photo credit: Ben is not the owner of this cool graphic! He stole it just as surely as the Tangerine Tyrant stole his office! © 2018 Ben Lawrence… Continue Reading “A Medieval Haiku for you!”

National Wildlife Day is…

National Wildlife Day is… well, it’s complicated! September 4th has been the day to commemorate National Wildlife Day each year, having been established back in 2005 by animal behaviorist Colleen Paige. As you may know, there’s no shortage of days to celebrate a million… Continue Reading “National Wildlife Day is…”

Thoughts on Labor Day 2018

First of all, let me wish all my friends–especially those of you who work for a paycheck–a very happy and relaxing Labor Day! I come from a long line of working people. My grandfather was a mason and marble contractor in New York City… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Labor Day 2018”