It’s now 2019 and The Citadel is long gone, but its spirit lives on here. We have a new fuzzy kitten. We have excellent digital cameras. We have a website. Prepare to be bombarded with the return of the Kitten Pic of the Day.Read More KPotD #001
Warning: This is a sad post. It may not affect you as much as me, of course, but nonetheless, be warned, this is not a post with a happy subject or ending. Just writing the title caused me to break down for a good ten minutes. Long Ago, and Far Away In the forested hills…Read More His Majesty, The Tai
Now that I’ve gone a month without visiting Facebook or using its services, what’s changed? What hasn’t? Do I like those changes?Read More Month Gone By
The night before Inauguration Day, I decided it was time to deactivate my Facebook account. I don’t know if this will be a permanent change or something more fleeting, but if nothing else, it will be an interesting experiment. Why?Read More The Night Before Inauguration
We feel happy… we feel HAPPY… Seriously, we aren’t dead. The last two months have been insane. There’s a big post coming, but it’s a happy one with lots of pictures and stuff. Hang tight. –BRead More We’re not dead yet!
Some weight loss setbacks can last years. Mine ended today.Read More Weight Loss: Wuh Wuh!
People tell me this is a good town, filled with great people. Every time I hear someone spouting that ballscrat, I wonder what town they live in, because they don’t live in the same Duncan I do.Read More Duncan Hospitality
It’s been six weeks since I went over our garden plans. Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to check in and see how things are progressing!Read More Garden Report #2: It’s Spring!
Our birds and plants have absolutely no idea what’s going on. In early January, we were bathed in 70 degree temperatures and covered by clear, sunny skies: a warm blanket of Solar Love. Late February has been a whirling dervish of ice, wind, and gray: an iron maiden of Frigid Hate. I’m ready for Spring.Read More Brr! It’s Cowd.
Leonard Nimoy died today after a long and fruitful life. I didn’t know him. I knew his work and the characters he so richly brought to life.
He helped shaped my world view through his portrayal of Spock, and I’m a better person for it.
“Popularity is the very crumbs of greatness,” he quoted in a commencement address he delivered in 2012. He was a great actor and a fine human being, and I feel small today from the knowledge that he is gone. The world is a bit darker today.
LLAP, Mr. Nimoy. Thank you.Read More Rest In Peace, Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)