Our spring weather came early this year. For me, spring means cleaning. I normally clean my house in May and June. Cleaning my house and my yard helps me to say goodbye to winter and to get a fresh start for summer.
Barry Manilow gave us the song, "I WRITE THE SONGS THE WHOLE WORLD SINGS," a few years back.
You know those books you see advertised in garden magazines and supplements to the Sunday paper that claim they’re going to teach you how to raise gargantuan vegetables and get rid of garden pests without using harmful chemicals? One spring, I ordered one. Actually, I ordered three—the original
“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” is meant to comfort those who commit big sins at Sin City’s gambling venues.But I have a better one that’s more positive to Kentuckians: “What happens in Kentucky coal country stays in Kentucky coal country.”
I think I actually sent a picture of this old homestead in a few years ago, but it is definately one of the neatest places I know of. I wish so badly I had the money to ask whom ever owns this place if I could try to do something with it. I've been told by someone that it was built in 1937.
I’m experiencing environmental guilt. Over the past year, I’ve lost four front-yard trees: one fell in a storm, and three were cut. The trees were old and rotting in the center. Worst still, I have other trees that need to come down.
We don't want to miss the folks along this Pilgrim's journey who have contributed a great part of who we are. One of my favorite quotes by C.S. Lewis is: "Sometimes we fail to recognize when the most important things are happening in our lives."
One Session Ends, and Another Begins
Garey and I got a scare on Easter week-end. His mom, Agnes, had a mild heart attack—if there is such a thing—and ended up in the hospital for most of the following week. Up until that moment, I think we had both viewed her as invincible.
While visiting the city park this weekend, I was rather disturbed by the language I was hearing from some of the children. The park should be a fun, family environment for all ages. I understand we all have free will to speak however we choose.