Category Archives: Nature

Randy Parker

Am I the only one concerned about what happened to Randy ? As the younger brother of Ralphie Parker in “A Christmas Story”, Randy clearly had a troubled childhood. He was often shown hiding under kitchen cabinets, worried about the … Continue reading

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In Heavenly Peace

  On December 16, thousands of volunteers placed Christmas wreaths  on almost 250,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery. In 1992, Morrill Worcester of Maine donated a surplus of wreaths to Arlington in remembrance of a visit to Washington DC that … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

Stormy has had it with show business. The 1600 lb. Hereford escaped a live Nativity scene in Philadelphia yesterday. Twice. The first time, the 7 year old cow was found heading south on Interstate 95 at about 2:30 am. Police … Continue reading

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The Gardener’s Secret

I knew he had a secret. He had the best garden, the richest soil, and produce into late November. What was he doing differently than the rest of us ? I walk my dog past his house daily, and had … Continue reading

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Gobble

Ten days before Thanksgiving, we took our kids to a local turkey farm. As we approached the fence, they rushed over to us, crying out in unison, a collective gobble, timed about every 10 seconds. It is said that the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Egg

Chick-Fil-A is taking on the role of Sam-I-Am. They want us to believe that it is okay to eat chicken and eggs for breakfast. Together. When they opened a new store in the area near my work, they brought us … Continue reading

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One Minute

“In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.”  Vincent VanGogh  

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