June 27, 2014 – The Finest Weather on Earth

Have you ever experienced the finest weather on Earth? Of course you have!  I hope you noticed it.  I really hope you appreciated it. “The finest weather on Earth” is like “The center of the Universe.”  To the best of our knowledge, the Universe is ever expanding outward from any given point, which means everywhere is the center of the Universe. I think the finest … Continue reading June 27, 2014 – The Finest Weather on Earth

May 27, 2014 – Where were you?

Where were you at the start of the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500? Don’t know?  Ahhh.  Well, I guess it’s OK. But for me.  Well, now, I should know. I was in central Indiana, not far from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. I was in my garden, listening to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing on the radio. I LOVE the Indy 500.  Sometimes I attend … Continue reading May 27, 2014 – Where were you?

The Prettiest Day of the Year

This is the story of a perfectly beautiful day. Tuesday morning, May 6, 2014, to be precise.  In west central Indiana, USA.  Near the 40th parallel of latitude.It was nice here Tuesday morning.  Really nice.  Gorgeous!  Oh, its been beautiful all week.   But Tuesday morning…..   mmmmmm.  Warm and sunny with a slight cool breeze. The trees coming into leaf before our very eyes. No finer … Continue reading The Prettiest Day of the Year

April 9, 2014 – Stone Bunny and the Snowdrops

Stone Bunny has been thinking about the snowdrops. She has been thinking and puzzling and figuring and there is something she just can’t figure out. “Hmmmm.”  She thinks.  “It just doesn’t make sense.  Maybe Iron Turtle will know.” “Turtle,” she says. “Yes?” he replies. “I’ve been thinking.”  Stone Bunny continues. “Do you see the pretty little green pattern on the inner flower of the snowdrop? … Continue reading April 9, 2014 – Stone Bunny and the Snowdrops

April 8, 2014 – In the Garden

Froggy reports some excellent rain… 2.4 inches (6 cm) Thursday through Friday with another inch (2.5 cm) on Monday.  He happily reports a nice weekend between. Crocus love a nice weekend between rains. So does this little flower, whoever it might be. So does the grass, including the ubiquitous decorative grass we affectionately call Aunt Setta Grass, AKA Heavy Artillery.  No clue about the real … Continue reading April 8, 2014 – In the Garden