tingly buttocks

by | Sunday, February 17, 2008 |

i’m very proud to say my first buddhist retreat is behind me. it was an awesome experience but sitting doing absolutely nothing for 7 hours is hard work, however, not talking or making eye contact proved no problem as i’m a social misfit. the retreat took place in a country home outside nashville that sits on 120 acres which now serves as a spiritual renewal center. we had some time to walk the grounds after lunch – the one downfall being if you went further than 200 feet...

you make my heart sing

by | Sunday, February 17, 2008 |

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="120.0"] 1618709-1349528-thumbnail.jpg[/caption] this picture of dave & zander makes me chuckle – notice the way dave is clutching his iphone like a long lost lover – he’s been doing that ever since he got it!! he loves his zander but he really loves his iphone!

hawks suck

by | Tuesday, January 29, 2008 |

dave & i have worked really hard to keep my chickens safe from predators – we went to great lengths to make sure they were safe from the dogs, first and foremost, because we foolishly believed they were the chickens' greatest danger. no fox, coyote, dog, etc could get into the chicken yard – of this i am certain. apparently, probably because we are really city people living in the pseudo-country, it did not occur to us to protect them from air attacks. in the span of a few days i found 3 of...

gar week - you are missed (conclusion)

by | Wednesday, January 23, 2008 |

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="120.0"] 1618709-1288388-thumbnail.jpg[/caption] to the right is a picture that was taken off the bow (is that the front – i have no idea, nor do i know anything about boating, but it makes me feel special to use such terms) of our boat. i was in the lake treading water and this face is what was staring at me…a little unnerving to say the least. i think it accurately depicts the unbridled joy that garcia had for the sea! shortly after the picture was taken...

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