Klaipedia, Lithuania - 2017 Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990. The modern high-rise office building in the background is an example of the modern-day Lithuania, but the stigma of Soviet oppression is still visible in the foreground. Thought for the Day: “Kas nedirba, tas nevalgo.” – English: “He that will not … Continue reading Old & New
Imagine: You're new in town. You're trying to decide what neighborhood would be the best location for work, leisure, life style and making new friends. You find an affordable apartment with all the amenities you desire. You sign a lease. On moving day you notice your neighbor's "welcome" mat. Thought for the Day: If you … Continue reading Welcome?
Corn Harvest, 2021 With perfect weather, the farmers are working dawn to dusk to bring in the harvest. Thought for the Day: Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.Theodore Roosevelt
While my son-in-law works hard to clean the roof and gutters of debris, his #2 son takes a shower in the cascading "helicopter" seeds of the Maple tree. Uggh! Sure glad that job is done. Thought for the Day: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.English Proverb
Hay Rake With all the rain we've had the last two weeks, the grass is growing faster than I can mow it ... let alone rake it. Thought for the Day: They think they work too hard?Think of poor Ali Sard.He has to mow grass in his uncles's back yardAnd its quick growing grass And … Continue reading Hay
Uggh, Monday morning, back to the salt mines. Retirement hasn't erased the sluggish feeling I have on Monday mornings. It takes a while to get back in the groove, before I feel sharp and productive again. Sort of like that dull knife sitting on the work bench waiting to be used, but a few strokes on the … Continue reading Grinding Wheel
Uggh, Monday morning. This scene reminded me of how I felt driving to work on Monday mornings: dark, foggy, disoriented and unsure of what lay ahead for me. Even though I'm a morning person and work most efficiently during the first half of the day, driving to work at oh-dark-thirty found my mind's rolodex spinning … Continue reading Monday Morning