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 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 mud, 4-6-20

Not that you can make it out but our sump pump is working very well. These are two pictures off the side and back end of our porch where water being pumped out of the sump pump is overflowing from the drainage tube we have hooked up to it. The tube runs underground through the…… Continue reading the daily mud, 4-6-20

the daily science experiment, 3-24-20

Long ago Somebody came up with the idea of taking a couple hydrogen atoms and an atom of oxygen, connected* them and *POOF!* it became a water molecule. Fresh water is great for drinking, mixing with Kool Aid, brushing teeth, making ice cubes and, if you want, steam. Homer Simpson took this a step further…… Continue reading the daily science experiment, 3-24-20

the daily cancellation, 3-12-20

As of March 12, 2020 various universities, professional sports leagues, Bible studies, pizza deliveries and college basketball tournaments have been either cancelled or postponed* because of the Wuhan virus. Who am I to argue with this? Politics aside, it’s always a good idea to 1. wash your hands, 2. sneeze into your elbow pit or…… Continue reading the daily cancellation, 3-12-20

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 lazy 12-17-19

If The Purging Lutheran has an issue with my therapy, which is what these daily posts are a part of, it’s working up the gumption to make an effort. I find that somedays are better left to the ‘professionals’, them what have already writ something I can copy, cut and paste to my advantage. This…… Continue reading the daily lazy 12-17-19

the daily reflection 11-29-19

How sin sees itself. 1 Corinthians 13:12 We don’t yet see things clearly. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as…… Continue reading the daily reflection 11-29-19