Facing Our Big Fear

I never know how to talk about Covid without sounding like a bore. So I’ll cut to the chase: we’re both sick. Not sick like in the hospital, but sick like in bed for days. Heck, we’re still in bed. It took a Herculean effort to just get here, though. Sick Travel Day Having to […]

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Easter with My Favorite Chickens

What are the ingredients for a perfect Easter Day? And the magic ingredient: Okay, let’s back up. Tracy and I spent Easter weekend near Atlanta with my good friend Susan and her extended family. We were in Susan and Alex’s gorgeous backyard all weekend, enjoying the weather and eating her smoked chicken (and smoked pork […]

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Emergency Trifecta in the Can

There’s no new emergency, no worries there. I’m thinking about our three simultaneous emergencies that hit in early December: trailer floor replacement, knee surgery, and mystery endocrine ailment. One is completely solved, the other two I’m wrestling with still, but I have both down for the count. As I reported last week, the trailer has […]

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Quickie Health Update

I just now realized that my weekly email goes out in five minutes, and my previous health update is long and rambling and circuitous. Maybe not a great idea to write a blog post right after surgery! Here’s a faster read. Surgery went well, 8-hr trip back to the trailer in Brownsville was bearable, recovery […]

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