Monthly Archives: August 2010

Hummingbirds

“Think of the largest bumblebee you have ever heard in your life. And for this exercise you can even think of one from a B-Movie. That’s how a hummingbird sounds the first time you hear it before you see it…” Continue reading

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Morning Ritual

Everyday – or at least almost every day – Melissa and I take Keeper for a morning hike. I should say that Melissa does it every day. I don’t always get my achy bones out of bed that early. A … Continue reading

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1st Haircut

There’s something about getting a haircut that can give you a new lease on life. I don’t suppose everyone feels this way but I do. Give me a haircut and I feel ready to take on the world.

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Detour

…And then I had a thought: If Keeper could swim across I might be able to do a Duke’s of Hazard jump with Brutus (the Jeep) and land on the opposite bank. Hmmm… Continue reading

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Garden of Eden

Keeper and I finally got out on our exploration drive. I figured a couple of hours would give us time to explore nearby towns, take a bunch of pictures and maybe even find a place to hike. For a detailed … Continue reading

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Clean Up part 2

So after working my final weekend as a bartender and saying my goodbyes, I headed back up to the house.  On Wednesday I decided to take the day off and head out to explore. The idea was to get out … Continue reading

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Clean Up

Thursday dawned bright and early. It was projected to be the hottest day of the summer. Sounded like the perfect day for me to finally clean up all of those branches! Mosquitoes be damned…. I had a job to do! … Continue reading

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