Wicked Walk 12/3/2014

 Today I cleaned my stove.  This in turn made my counter tops look bad.  So I cleaned them, which in turn made the cabinet faces appear rather horrid.  So I cleaned them, which in turn made the appliances, both large and small, seem a bit crusty.  So I cleaned them, which led to a careful…

Stumped

When does a stump become a topless tree?  Is it 6 inches, 12 inches, 2 feet?  Is there some magic, official “stump number” used to determine if the wood qualifies?  I was contemplating this while deer hunting Sunday morning, I found myself seated on an old railroad cross tie behind a dead Sweetgum tree in…

Wicked Walk 9/24/2014

For the first time in YEARS the first week of fall here in east Texas actually FEELS like the first week of fall!  Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!  I awoke to see a brisk 51 degrees on the back porch thermometer, pulled on some jogging pants, a long-sleeve T, grabbed my camera and headed for the…

Starbucks

Some people think I am a bona fide nut. I live over an hour from the nearest Starbucks. I have to (gasp) make my own coffee. Every. Single. Day. My Starbucks (and when I say Starbucks I am including ALL coffee shops) visits remain in the single digits per year of life. Sometimes this make me sad. I…

Oh Deer!

Spring time never fails to show off the beauty of nature, the wonder of re-birth, new birth, reviving mind and body with flowers, cute babies and warm weather. It’s the cute babies I want to focus on. For example this cute baby showed up at work the other day. A lady found it in her…