Memorial Day in the rain, all day, and lots of it. Last night at dinner we were enjoying Rustic Italian Chicken when Lonnie said, “Wolf.” Sure enough a large one was crossing the campus just west of us and then turned east walked down a paved road to the two-track that runs up Blackberry Ridge, […]
Archive for May, 2015
So far this year…
The dragon is dead. But our thoughts are not so much with the legendary fire-breather who has flown off to new fields and battles, but with Yvonne, the dragon’s helpmate, right-hand-woman, and mother of their eight children, grande dame of a huge extended, loving family. I first met the dragon in 1958. He was my […]
At 0600 I wondered when the hummers would show. Answer: 0603. Beautiful! Shaksper is outside…eating snow, his fave.
I got blackfly bites last night on my hand, and this morning we have this gift from Ma. Over. (I wish)
TTThird Planet From The Sun, ALBERTA — Monday, May 18, 2015 – Writing is a peculiar damn game and all of us immersed in it have similar, yet distinct and unique ways of approaching the game. The 10th Grady Service will be out next spring, under the title of Buckular Dystrophy. And it was my […]
Took a ride over to Michigamee today, and worked our way back. Beautiful Yooper bluebird sky and nice temps. Blackflies EVERYWHERE! Dave Stimac (Nature’s Way) picked up five birdeye maple logs and you can see how foresters can sometimes ID birdeye in the woods. Some pix from the day. Over.
Weekend Edition over Coffee& Bird Feeders in the North Woods Voice over music Classically rendered It makes for sound sleep Hooligans swarming Rising suns warm all small things Lay off the hummers Siskins flit en masse Buzz like feathered dildo They distract all thought Twelve-grain bread toasting Ambrosial plume spreading We drool the […]
Playing With Haiku, Baseball and Such First line must be five Followed then by seven To end on five beats Gray clouds overhead Line moving slowly away Sabi together Bed of hardest slate Soft grass pillow my head feels The best gate a mind Flyballs Texas up We watch birds lazing along […]
Took a ride to the green house today to order our plants in pots. Pick up after Memorial Day. No planting up here until after the first full moon in June (probable, historic last freeze). Came back from town on Menges Creek Road, which was closed most of last summer due to bridge construction Service […]