Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Looking at last year’s photos, it’s impossible not to think about how much has changed. The nights enjoying the lights, music and restaurants along Main Street have been replaced with wandering in the morning light as we continue our mission of creating the first snowy paw prints of the day.

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If 2020 Was A Math Problem…

“If you’re going down a river at 2 mph and your canoe loses a wheel, how much pancake mix would you need to reshingle your roof?”

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The Week In Seven Photos

With the word of the week being exhaustion, from the pandemic and election, I don’t have any words to share, but thought a few photos and songs might capture the moods of the week. I’m So Tired Blowin’ in the Wind Should I Stay or Should I Go It’s the End of the World Riders…

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The Week In Seven Photos

With the general feeling for the week best described by the following photo, I wasn’t sure how I was going to come up with any humorous insights or highlights for the week. With all the major issues in our country causing mental and physical fatigue, it almost feels like any new problem or unpleasant topic could…

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Reflecting and reinventing during the pandemic is popular, but I understand resisting joining the crowd.  I’m not in the mood for more change or reflection, although I’ve been wondering if I had been assigned the saxophone instead of the clarinet in band how different life would’ve been playing those gigs.

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The Week In Seven Photos

So much happening in the world this week and there was so little I actually wanted to talk about, which was a relief for the wildlife.  Feel like talking about the cancellation of the Big 10 college football season, the state of college and professional sports and, as a lifelong sports fan, my complete lack of…

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Flowers And Movies

The street and society photographer Bill Cunningham was an artist “who saw beauty at every turn” and in the wonderful documentary, The Times Of Bill Cunningham, the fashion historian in a 1994 interview shares wonderful stories about his life and the film includes an incredible collection of previously unpublished photographs from his archive of over 3 million images.

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The Week In Seven Photos

“Houston, we have a problem.”  I’ve always dreaded the dog days of summer, but now I’m kinda looking at what has always been my second favorite month of the year as the twisted days of May. As I march out the door in the morning to experience another new situation during these twisted days, at…

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The Week In Seven Photos

One of the trends that I’ve read about is the return of board games during these times stuck in our homes and this brought to mind another childhood game, “Simon Says,” that I never liked, but for some reason it popped into my head as an appropriate sum up of the week.  Now, for the sake of…

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