Back On The Horse

It’ll be just like starting over… –  John Lennon Back from the hiatus, readers. Someone contacted me and told me that they had read a couple of the columns and that’s just the inspiration/momentum I needed to give it another whirl in the blogosphere. So here I go again…and hopefully not to the sound of…
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The Drifter’s Escape

Comes a time when you’re driftin’ Comes a time when you settle down… – Neil Young Late October–of what’s been just a glorious northland month–in what’s been a continuation of a great run of weather since the beginning of summer, really. Shorts weather for the jogs in the morning more often than not. The last…
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Late Season Summertime Action Still In Play

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong. – John Cheever We’re working on the downside of September–w/ just a couple of days to go before summer is officially closed out on the calendar–but the temperatures of the city lakes aren’t reflecting that it’s time to put the…
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Turn Out The Lights, The Party’s Over

‘…many days you have lingered around my cabin door…’ –  Stephen Foster Dateline Minneapolis Back in Athens, readers. Back in the city where this blog first began. We closed up shop up in Lake Country on Monday for the season because my oldest daughter’s wedding is this weekend and w/o motorized transportation myself it just…
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Dances W/ Bulls

Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you. – Ernest Hemingway ‘Death in the Afternoon’ One of the books I picked up from this summer’s used book sale at the library was ‘Death in the afternoon’ by Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway’s richly…
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