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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100 Days Of Solitude

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. – Henry David Thoreau I need a crowd of people, but I can’t face them day to day…(I) think I’ll get out of town. – Neil Young By the time this blog sees the light of day, it’ll have been 100 days since I…
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Body Heat

country folks can survive… – Hank Williams Jr. Now that’s how you break a fever! A strong west wind w/ 30 plus mph gusts blowing all that heat and humidity right on down the road! And looking at the 10 day weather forecast, it very well might be the last of the sweltering conditions we experienced…
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