Eaten Alive

Whenever we are asked if we ever see deer or wild life on our property, Gene just starts to laugh because he knows what my response is going to be. “We live in a stinkin Disney Movie! We go outside and the birds sing while tying ribbons in my hair. Deer are humming to...

The 12 Days of Christmas 2017

I think that I am experiencing the 12 days of Christmas early this year. We took a quick weekend trip to Texas to visit my family and my niece, Casey Ramm, surprised me with a signed Tom Clancey book written by Marc Cameron. As he was signing the book, she told him my...

The Christmas Miracle

A few months ago, I read an article that IPod was discontinuing the Nano and Shuffle music devices.  So I asked Gene for an early Christmas present and he found me a nice, spanking new gold shuffle to store my Christmas music on.  I know that I’m opening myself up for...

Facial Recognition

I recently saw a story about an airline that is doing away with boarding passes and using facial recognition to check in passengers.  Seriously?  This will never work.  I have had facial recognition software on my laptop for two years, and it only recognizes me about...

The Coyote

As I was walking the Cedar Valley Nature Trail today, a coyote ran out of the woods onto the path ahead of me.  I’m not sure what the coyote was thinking, but several things went through my mind as I stopped in my tracks and stared at it. The phrase “it is...

Genesis

As I finished my very muggy three mile walk yesterday morning, I was hot and sweaty and climbing into my car when a pickup load of 20-something year old young men drove by. They hung out the open windows and pointed and called out wolf-whistles. I glanced around and...