Monthly Archives: July 2010

Be Careful What You Say

First, an apology for the late posting. No excuse, really. I just plain forgot. Do you think the heat is getting to me? What’s been on my mind has been the need to be careful who you tell what to. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Different Music

It was a joy yesterday afternoon to listen to birds singing outside the window as I sat at the computer. MUCH better than popping firecrackers. In the evening I went to the Compton Heights band concert. The soloist was Robert … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Knock It Off, Already!

Because fireworks are legal in my county, I resign myself to the sale of them and the consequent noise. The fireworks stands open about 10 days or two weeks before July 4. Every evening after the stands open for business, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Preparing for Election

Our local County Clerk and his staff are busy preparing for the primary election in August. I guess I’m one of his “staff” since I’m an election judge but I’m not all that involved in the work necessary to hold … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Songs with America in the Title

There is a radio show on Friday nights where the host plays games. One of the games is Five in Fifteen. He gives the caller a topic and they have to name five of whatever category he has given them … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Freedom

Freedom Freedom is thirteen stripes and fifty stars, A uniform decorated with ribbons and bars. An Iowa farm with its fields of corn, Church bells ringing on a Sunday morn. Freedom is overhead missiles, a battle group at sea, For … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Odds and Ends

How did July get here so fast! It’s hard to realize that half the year is gone already. Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! I have almost completed the cage cosy I was supposed to have completed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment