I learned early on there ain’t no gettin’ rid of the squirrels ‘round here. The damned critters run back and forth across my roof all day, chew my wood siding, nest in my attic, and steal peppers and tomatoes out of my garden. They’re annoying as hell, but I don’t want to wipe ‘em out. … More Don’t Shoot the Squirrels!
This gift was just perfect, so what else could I do except hope that dear Santa sends this gift to you! A week before Christmas and all through the place I was hustlin’ and bustlin’. The usual rat race. Bought a new bike for Rob and software for Chris Plus several weird gizmos they’d put … More The Perfect Gift
She spent most of her workday in her home office. Her supervisor and coworkers met with her via online conference, and the company delivered office supplies to her door. She deposited checks, purchased groceries, and scheduled car maintenance with phone and computer apps. The latest movies streamed to her TV, and she paid bills online. … More Unplugged
Those shadows would disappear and reappear as the light circled ‘round. We heard the water lapping against the rocks, and the faint hum of the beacon, but nothin’ else. It was dead quiet. Me ‘n Dusty got close to the ladder right when the light came back again, and that’s when we spied him. A … More The Lighthouse