Crazy Maniac About BOOKS!

Since I was a we little tyke, I’ve devoured books (I even ate part of one about the 3 Little Kittens). We didn’t have that many around the house so I read Mama’s few (Gone with the Wind and such) including the full set of Golden Encyclopedias. What an education for a single-digit kid! The…

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Heaven’s Open!

How lovely the sky this morning! Here in Kentucky we go no blizzards nor any thunderous calamities, but we did see the clouds swiftly flying to deliver their might to those unfortunate locations at 20 miles per hour or more. I see the bright rays piercing the clouds as a fine foretelling of a marvelous…

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A Favorite Christmas Story

I just like this one. Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays to each and all!   The Christmas Cactus   Shivering, she pulled herself up from the hearth using her cane and put the poker back on its hook. “I shouldn’t ought to have let that burn so low.” She eyed the four logs left, judging…

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What Happened to Autumn?

From this: To this: This is surely the shortest fall I’ve ever had…except for the time I stumbled while going down the cabin stairs and fell back on my rear! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and stay safe on the icy roads! To what do my wondering eyes appear? 3/4 of a carton of leftover potluck…

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Move Along, No Turkeys Here!

I saw a turkey Just over the hilltop In that bright land where He’ll never grow old Up there’s a city Where candles will shine On a table with turkey On which people will dine! Just CHICKENS here, move along, that’s right, nothing to see here…  

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Bubble, Bubble! Ferment Without Trouble!

I put a batch of Stout and one of Nut Brown Ale last Saturday. I am delinquent with brewing this year, so much going on and so many demands! I have a few cases of bottles to sanitize this weekend in great anticipation of the fermentation being adequately accomplished. Late Spring through early Autumn is…

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