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New Year, New Goat!

Good morning, Lionel here.

It’s been a vexing day in the field. A rather rude comment has cut me to the core.  I was enjoying a well earned massage from Flowery Wellies, just where I like it, down my back , when she muttered “You are a little pudding aren’t you my rotund ruminant”. 418 more words

Where the Wild Things Are

Kerry at Loving Hands At Home got me thinking with her lovely post about her affection for her home.  What do I love best about my home?  123 more words


Visit to Tolon

So as part of the Pieces for Piece Project in collaboration with the Northern Regional Library I find myself sitting in a car heading towards a remote community in the Tolon district of the northern region to attend a book donation and reading program for the one junior high school there that serves the surrounding communities – like 5 other communities all attend that one school. 937 more words

Repeat as Necessary

This ain’t my first trip around the sun and we’re passing through a very familiar stretch of orbit right now. Shrouded in snow, littered with  snapped utility poles and downed trees, it is winter and we cope with the cold, … 1,580 more words

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A Cow Horse I Once Knew

Here’s a good video from the Wyoming Office of Tourism highlighting some of the uniqueness of Wyoming and the west. There is a tall, lanky, pale palomino in that horse herd, reminding me of a horse I once knew. 384 more words


From Chickens to Loco Weed

The new issue of “The Portlander” has a most amusing cover for their annual “Pot Issue”.  If you live in Oregon, know something about the culture of Portland versus the rest of Oregon, then it can be very amusing. 331 more words

A Boy Named Butthead

I got a call from Butthead the other day.  He saw my mom in the old home town and asked for my cell number.  Thirty-five years have passed since we last spoke, the time when we crossed the stage as Sylacauga High School graduates.  670 more words

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