Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Love it when science (or at least people smarter than me) comes to my aide to shore-up one of my long-held beliefs (even if said belief had no substantial reason to be held). That belief: Kids and dirt is a good thing. When I was a youngster, like before I was five years old, I […]

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Hey, it’s the week after July 4 and all I can say to all you who were on vacation, “Why did you come back so early?” While you were gone, enjoying yourselves on the lakes and woods, and cottages and cabins and hotel suites, the world of non-vacation takers took advantage of your absence. The […]

Slings & arrows of the week

Slings & arrows of the week

What’s going on, you ask? Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks for your hero (and in case you forgot, that’s me). First to mind has been the attempts at herding cats, which as everyone knows, is no easy endeavor. Yup, it’s been over 10 days since we “lost” our server at work. Now, […]

Looking back on Father’s Day

Looking back on Father’s Day

As one of that despots of the “older” generation who has ruined Facebook for Millennials and younger folks, this past weekend I posted a couple of pictures of my very own father, Pops Rush. And, why not, it was after all a Father’s Day weekend. I got to thinking, next month — July —will mark […]

To the Class of 2018, welcome to being an adult

To the Class of 2018, welcome to being an adult

This weekend went to son Sean’s high school graduation ceremonies. Our youngest is now taking his first steps of young adulthood like many in the ever-lovin’ Class of 2018. With pomp and circumstance they walked down aisles with robes and caps. Tassels have been tussled from right to left. Graduated. Woo-hoo and congratulations. Now your […]

World Naked Gardening Day & more

World Naked Gardening Day & more

Wow! What a great weekend we just had! Cinco de Mayo — I love Mexican fare! Kentucky Derby — Mint Juleps for everyone! And, the very same day, Saturday May 5, it was World Naked Gardening Day. Scoff if you must; tisk, tisk, if you’re so inclined . . . it was a nice, warm, […]

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