Too Human

I love ‘em, but cats can be kinda jerks. For over five years I have attempted to grow catnip in a pot on the deck. I started it from seed, tended the sprouts, thinned them, and then watched as they continued to thin themselves into near oblivion. Since catnip is a perennial, I have allowed …

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Light and Meaning

I’m beginning the second week of two weeks of training. It’s eight-hour days with a one-hour lunch, no stress, and lots of me-time. This is likely to be the last training I’m sent to; government policy changes are limiting any off-station training. The Powers That Be sent us to Arlington, VA for this one. I …

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How odd.

KiwiKimi. EdStun. Shay41. All old friends. All show up together on the top ten list. DD was in it’s prime, and many wonderful writers sheltered in the virtual haven here. So many electrons – cast off to new atoms or disappeared entirely. The diaspora of friends and talent has spread across the webscape, but the …

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Cardinal Message

I’m outside, on the deck (10’ X10’ of floor planks and rails, sadly in need of attention). For “attention” read “restoration”. Today is my day off. There is no chance of me doing anything that needs doing beyond the already accomplished sweeping of the arbor vitae droppings and cleaning of the patio table and two …

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