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May 2015

Odd man out …

May 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

Some mornings I wonder “Why?” Not “Why?” as in why doofus/moron/slob types choose to defile our shared environment, but “Why?” as in why I [...]

Alas, Minnesota too …

May 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’m in Minnesota this weekend to see my granddaughters (and their parents) and sanity mandates that a guy needs to escape the house (or them from me). Other [...]

Of bees and butterflies …

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

When we were kids in Omaha, my twin brother and I would play the bullying overlords among the patches of clover that carpeted the front yard – there was no grass, [...]

The turtle and the owl …

May 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

It’s hell getting old. Your body begins to abandon you one function at a time. I wish I could say it was vision that went first. You know what I’m talking about. [...]

Seven days in May …

May 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

A little while back, I posted a photo of several days worth of litter in a single unruly pile of junk. Usually the contents of each bag are strewn about in mishmash [...]

Litter fatigue …

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Back in the days when I took marathons more or less seriously (if not for late nights and beer, my 2:24 PR might have been faster), I followed the doings of Bill Rodgers, [...]

Quiet vs. serene …

May 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Good morning, earthlings. There’s something about stepping outside at 5:30 a.m. for the morning constitutional. I’m not saying it’s good, I’m just [...]