Category Archives: Thoughts and philosophy

Dogs barking…

This is the last full day of our weekend, a Sunday being spent in Galena in western Illinois. It has been quite the enjoyable time as we got away and four of the family’s seven dogs are together and out … Continue reading

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How will we be remembered?

  The other day I heard that Pete Burnside, a cherished former teaching colleague, whose other claim to fame was that he had been a major league baseball player, passed away. I am at a time in my life where … Continue reading

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This has been a week!

Some weeks are special, out of the ordinary, and maybe even a bit shocking. This week had several surprises, none of which was pleasant: finding out that the pond devices were still running and that the twenty-five goldfish were in … Continue reading

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Skunked…this time not Stewart!

  The days often start out in such a way that you have no idea where it is going. The simple, quiet day that you might have longed for might just not be in the cards. Such was our Saturday. … Continue reading

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The Pond has no water in it!

  I had not slept all that well the night before, but managed to do my exercise routine and walk the dog.  I went back to feed the goldfish and lo and behold, no water. Well, maybe just a little … Continue reading

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