the daily the flower is dead!, long live the flower!, 7-2-20

Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: “To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods.  – Thomas Babington Macaulay These are four plants with flowers which were…… Continue reading the daily the flower is dead!, long live the flower!, 7-2-20

the daily sunday and tuesday, 6-16-20

Part of Sunday was a visit to Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant. This mural goes further to the left and to the right. . Their chips are made fresh and hot. . If you want extra hot on top of fresh and hot then you gots your extra hots right here (add tongue sizzle here). .…… Continue reading the daily sunday and tuesday, 6-16-20

the daily 2020 – a space modesty, 5-22-20

  Well, this is on our living room floor. What is it? 1. Is it a monolith (‘mono’ meaning ‘one‘, ‘lith’ meaning ‘lith’) left here by mysterious strangers from outer-space? 2. Is it an obelisk (‘obe’ meaning ‘oboe’, ‘lisk’ meaning ‘pointed nail’) left by Australopithecines (a pop band from Australia) in the dead of night? Persistent Reader:…… Continue reading the daily 2020 – a space modesty, 5-22-20

the daily purge+ 4-14-20

Question: Where is the first Baseball game in the Bible? Answer: In the Big Inning. Eve stole first, Adam stole second, Cain struck out Abel, and the Prodial son came home. The Giants and Angels were rained out. While we’re on the topic of humor howzabowt some more Bible jokes? Q: Who was the greatest comedian…… Continue reading the daily purge+ 4-14-20

the daily puppy park, 4-7-20

Well, it’s over 70° outside and a wùnderbar day to git alōng little dogey with little dogey, KadenSuperPup (KSP). These are some of the photographs he took while I sat in the shade staring at my phone. . This is one of the rides at Off The Leash dog park. Your dog can pretend to…… Continue reading the daily puppy park, 4-7-20

the daily cross, 3-18-20

As long as I’m sitting here staring at the walls I might as well show you one of the walls I’m staring at. These are crosses and Jesus-related pictures I have gathered over the decades. Some have been picked up at trinket shops, used item stores, received as gifts, ones which have been in the…… Continue reading the daily cross, 3-18-20

the daily belly, 3-11-20

The wife and I went to visit my lap band surgeon this morning. So far I am down one bag of water-softener salt*. This is despite being out of town for a month living on a cruise ship for seven days and three weeks in an air b’n’b where responsible fooding was at a minimum.…… Continue reading the daily belly, 3-11-20

the daily bone, 3-6-20

These are the V’s knees. In a joint effort to find relief, Susan and I visited our orthopedic surgeon to look into knees replacement surgeries. ‘Knees’ = plural, meaning two knees*. Doctor E. said it’s best to stick to one at a time considering my health record (which has set no records) so let’s take…… Continue reading the daily bone, 3-6-20

the daily purge 1-24-20

My Sweet Rib* puttered through the cabinettes below our bathroom sinks the other day. Among the many items** she found unworthy of keeping were several pill boxes. Getting older is a skill – a delicate ballet of eating poorly, drinking excessively and, eventually, popping pills to reverse the effects of the first two. The top…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-24-20

the daily purge 12-5-19

Oy! 12-5-19 is Day One when The Purging Lutheran finally gets down to clearing out my desk of all the fiddle and faddle which has gathered over time in the drawers. It’s understood there is always a reason why a person saves a circle of beads, crosses, and Christian body decor. Oh, and earbuds. Apple…… Continue reading the daily purge 12-5-19