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Wednesday, June 21, 2017      3 comments

Woke up tired and had to do pidling work. Did a local walk because I had the devotional at church tonight and after jobs finished I didn't have time to go to park and clean up and be ready. Hope I rest well tonight so I don't start the trip tire... Read more
Week with the grandkids
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      9 comments

We leave Thursday to pick up the 3 grandkids and head to Chicago. We will celebrate my cousins 80th birthday and then go for the Museums, aquarium, planetarium, and maybe a bal game. Weather will be a factor. We hope to stop in St Louis on the w... Read more
Sunday, June 11, 2017      4 comments

Whatever you call the time and place you gather with like minded believers to practice your beliefs should be a positive experience. My church has lost that experience for most of our members leaving only a few to attend and we are not of accord... Read more
There are good people around
Sunday, June 11, 2017      6 comments

Wife and I stopped at a Nike Discount store in Memphis,TN to shop for polo shirts that fit now that I lost a size. Frustrated with the choices they didn't have we went outside to discover a flat. Aggravated, I retrieved the owners manual to find... Read more
Master Gardeners luncheon
Friday, June 09, 2017      2 comments

Wife asked if I would go to Master Gardener's meeting out of town and I agreed. This morning we rollout and I start asking questions and she had no answers. She is a MG and was a member of the county where she taught. I wasn't able to take the c... Read more
Rhymes and reasons
Friday, June 09, 2017      5 comments

Our oldest daughter has drafted family and friends to join the 30 Day Plank challenge which ends July 4th which is the day of our family reunion. Some in our family can prop a plank for hours if required and a few are thinking 50 seconds will be... Read more
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      5 comments

Mundane yardwork is required, cutting, weeding, edging and raking or mulching, but we do burn calories. Also get some Vitamin D. To get away from the yard work this afternoon we hiked a different section of the Delta Heritage Trail, a rails to t... Read more
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      6 comments

"Annie" has the song "Tomorrow" extoling the hopes of the future. I am singing this to myself in hopes that it will happen.... Read more
Monday, June 05, 2017      12 comments

Developed an infection that makes me feel bad and weak. Hopefuly the antibiotic will kill it quickly. ... Read more
I could weigh the humidity with a cotton sack scale today!
Sunday, June 04, 2017      3 comments

Did some seated exercises today but went outside about 11 to weedeat, edge the walks and hand weed the flower beds. We have an abundance of Virginia Creeper in the bed that is backed with Holly bushes trimmed into a wall and the middle is some k... Read more
I need a realistic self evaluation.
Friday, June 02, 2017      5 comments

We are going to get a new shed when we, wife and I, agree on one. It took us seven years to agree on a bedroom suite. Our previous shed was bought without consultation by wife and it cost more per sq. ft than our house, but the dogs loved to dig... Read more
It is getting hot
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      5 comments

Worked some this morning outside and wife agreed to Hike with Scout and I this afternoon. I got busy helping move desks and computers to a new location and arrived home to an excited Scout. We arrived at the trail around 6 and the temp was 86. I... Read more
The rewards of labor
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

Today my brother and I sold the first load of recycled metal we loaded. The net results will cover a nice meal for four. I BURNED enough calories loading the truck to off set the meal but I have eaten since loading and one meal was a doozie and ... Read more
Monday, May 29, 2017      4 comments

Seems funny but weed-eating, weeding, planting and sawing fallen trees seemed easy compared to the workouts of the last month. Need to keep BURNING calories! Hopefully I will build back some muscle mass to aid in the burning process.... Read more
A day to think and honor
Monday, May 29, 2017      4 comments

my brother joined the Air Force ROTC in college which embarrassed me, having received my commission in the Army at the same university in 1970. I didn't go to Viet Nam but he did get tossed about by a mortar attack in Iraq many years later. As w... Read more

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