Labor Day!  My salute to all the hard working men and women of America.  Especially the true laborers: the blue collar factory workers, the worker bees, the lunch pail crowd, the field hands, the garbage collectors, the mechanics, commercial fishermen, miners, heavy equipment operators, carpenters, restaurant workers, masons, dry wallers, electricians, plumbers, lumberjacks, farmers, tin … Continue reading Grinders

Tree Trimmers

A couple weeks ago a violent thunderstorm swept through the neighborhood and dramatically changed the landscape.  Many trees were uprooted or lost major limbs.  The damage in our yard (above) was limited to this old maple tree, nothing hit the house. In this picture, a local tree trimmer removes a second major limb that was broken off … Continue reading Tree Trimmers