July 4th Parade Needless to say there are minimal requirements (none?) for entering the July 4th Parade at Cedar Creek, NE. Road-worthy? Well, it made it through the parade route. Looking on the bright side, I liked the flag-theme paint job (house paint?) and the visibility of the occupants. All in fun! Thought for the … Continue reading Minimalist
Sarasota, FL - 2019 Thought for the Day: The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.Aristotle
Spring must be here. It has taken its sweet time this year, but one sure sign of spring is soap bubbles. After two days of spring like weather, the day started off with cloudy skies, dropping temps, and winds out of the north ... like Ole Man Winter wasn't giving up. By the time school … Continue reading Soap Bubbles
I didn't take this picture; found it in my archives and thought it was funny. In 2005 my daughter was studying in Ireland for a semester. One of her friends took this picture of her going over the wall. It looks like she is breaking out of prison. She wasn't in a convent or anything, … Continue reading Over the Wall
There's always one odd ball that marches to a different drummer. Thank goodness for free thinkers. Thought for the Day: Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
First birthday, life's first major mile stone. The little guy gets a cake all to himself (I think it's called it a "smash cake"), one he can dig in to and destroy without any rules or constraints. He gets to do everything his way. Its his birthday, for cryin' out loud, and his first one … Continue reading Sticky Fingers
Five kids on a dock, looking into the water. What do they see? A fish, a frog, a dead fish, a log, a dead frog, a pollywog, a wet dog, part of my blog, ground hog, bottle of grog, ( Geez, sounds like Dr. Seuss) a toy boat, fishing tackle, seaweed or just another lake … Continue reading What Is It?
This must have been the best wagon Ev-ver ... top-of-the-line, deluxe model, probably the cadillac of all kids' wagons ever made. Check this out: a super durable, solid hardwood box with weather-resistant finish, solid steel wheels with rubber tires for quiet comfortable rides, steel axles with ball bearings for friction-free motion, and a hardwood handle … Continue reading Deluxe Wagon