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Life 101 · 11h ago

Butterfly Screen

Jilda and I played tonight at a coffee house north of here. We are late getting home. I didn't have a picture from today, but I found one I shot on this day seven years ago. It suits me toni...
Life 101 · 1d ago

Wet day

It was a rainful day today. (Is that a word?) The outer bands of the tropical depression keep sweeping over us every few hours. Once the rain stops, the sun comes out and makes it steamy. On...
Life 101 · 2d ago

This is not a drill

I had an appointment with my knee doc today after lunch. Taking the backroads gets me there faster, but I go through no man's land when it comes to cell coverage. My phone read NO SERVICE mo...
Life 101 · 2d ago

Rainy day

It's been an old rainy day. The outer bands from Tropical Storm Cindy swept north from the southeast drenching everything in its path. It could rain for days.Jilda and I were both off today....
Life 101 · 2d ago

If I were an ocean

If I were an ocean, I'd be at low tide. Some people say that Bio Rhythms are a bunch of new-age hooey. I'm not a scientist, but I do know this – I seem to go through cycles. Most of the time...
Life 101 · 5d ago

Yoga Sunset

Normally I post my column on Monday nights, but it was too much like the one I posted after returning from Cleveland so I decided to post the picture I shot on the way home from Yoga class t...
Life 101 · 6d ago

Happy Father's Day

It's been a low-key Father's Day here. Jilda's dad and my dad died years ago. The day has changed for us when they were gone. It's sadder now. Both of us looked at Facebook a good bit today....
Life 101 · 1w ago

Bush league

Several years ago we planted a lantana bush in the small flower bed beside the back deck. It's a beautiful bush and hummingbirds adore it, but it was never pleased to be there. Each time it ...
Life 101 · 1W ago

Dumpster Diving

Hello. My name is Rick and I'm a dumpster-diver. HEY RICK! That was easier to admit in front of my blog buddies than I thought. But it's true. Having storage space in the old house and barn ...
Life 101 · 1W ago

Vantage point

At the gate last night, people were getting testy. A blaring alarm was busy alerting security that unauthorized terrorists were invading Concourse A. It sounded like the buzzer at a basketba...