Archive for October, 2014

Senate Pondering

With just a few days left before election day, it’s getting more and more difficult to see a way that Democrats retain control of the Senate. In Montana and South Dakota, the Democratic candidate has essentially no chance. In Arkansas and Iowa, slim chances appear to be slipping away. Colorado, somewhat surprisingly, is moving in […]

October 30, 2014 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Politics

Garden Update – A Year’s Difference

A little over a year ago, I posted about a new perennial bed I’d made in the back. Now it’s a year down the road, and you can see the difference a year makes in the life of a garden. Here’s an original photo: and the same shot this morning, about 14 months later: Another […]

October 26, 2014 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Gardening

Crayons And Cakes

The things you remember from childhood are probably not the things your parents would expect you to have remembered. It’s often little things that stick with you – not that they’re the only things, or even the most significant things, but they’re sitting there on your memory shelf alongside the big stuff. For me, from […]

October 24, 2014 · Harry · 4 Comments
Posted in: Life

What I’m Reading Now…

is a lot of Cold War spy stuff. Novels – The Spy Who Came In From The Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Non-fiction – Legacy Of Ashes (not just Cold War, but that was the driving force behind my picking it up), The Art Of Betrayal. It’s not coincidence. After reading several books about the […]

October 23, 2014 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Books, History, Life

Unexpected Bloom

I do believe I have a dahlia blooming. I’d forgotten about these, picked them up in the clearance bin at Walmart in May.

October 4, 2014 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Gardening