the daily unsystematic image chuck, 6-2-20

Not much going on today – yet. This fellow works for our neighborhood weed control. This was at 11:30 or so this morning. I am grateful for him. He keeps nature’s nastiest at bay. Weeds pop up making our Pleasant Valley Sunday very unpleasant. Regardless what anyone thinks about weed control (I’m for it because…… Continue reading the daily unsystematic image chuck, 6-2-20

the daily clean close, 3-30-20

What better reason is there to clean the home than when the notary public comes over to have us sign papers to finish buying a condo in Florida? Never mind we cannot go there for a extra month at least. At least we are rollin’ with ‘the big boys’, throwing our money around like so…… Continue reading the daily clean close, 3-30-20

the daily cross (part two), 3-19-20

Me, day four of the national lockdown.   Now, more crosses on the wall. Susan bought this cross for me when she was in Seville, Spain. Did she buy it from a barber? I doubt it but you never know if a barber might be working in a trinket shop to earn a few extra…… Continue reading the daily cross (part two), 3-19-20

the daily doom, 3-13-20

An update from Susan after her trip to Big Box Food Building: Big Box Food company was ridiculously busy this morning. Oddly enough, carts weren’t loaded with yumms. Why? Because there was no meat, no bread, no milk, no toilet paper and no soup. Is it a French toast emergency? Sorry, Charlie, you’re out of…… Continue reading the daily doom, 3-13-20

the daily purge 3-2-20

Well, it’s vacation over and back to work for The Purging Lutheran. In Florida My Sweet Rib worked on her tan, bought a condominium, learned her ‘Mojito limit’ (two) and looked gorgeous doing it all. While filling out the papers for the loan, insurance and assorted administrativia involved in home buying, I smiled politely and signed…… Continue reading the daily purge 3-2-20

the daily purge 1-7-20

Phones come. Phones go. Every few years Big Wireless sends updates to The Purging Lutheran’s phone causing them to become hopelessly out-of-date necessitating me to purchase a new one. And then a other one and a other one. What a racket, Jack! These particular phones are from The Lad Collection, my son’s cells through the…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-7-20

the daily purge 12-10-19

Opening tip. Hey, Gomer! It’s a neck lace tree. The Purging Lutheran isn’t sure where it came from. I didn’t buy it for My Sweet Rib, did I? But if I did not who did it come from? Time out. What happened on this date in 1521? Please read further. Exsurge Domine (Latin for “Arise, O…… Continue reading the daily purge 12-10-19

the daily purge 7-18-19

Harry Bosch is a tough-as-nails detective working out of Los Angeles. What’s wrong with ‘the city of angels’? Jim Morrison says it best: Motel, money, murder, madness Let’s change the mood from glad to sadness This three-in-one book written by M. Connelly contains no shortage of murders, mayhem, drug dealing, past lives experiences, hot dog…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-18-19

the view from the holy cross pew 6-22-19

Saturday service, Pastor Sattler presiding The songs we sang were ‘comfort foods’ of traditional worship hymns, ones which are older, meaningful and easy to sing. These were “Lord, Open My Heart to Hear”, “Amazing Grace”, “Seek Ye First”, “The Lamb” and “Shout to the Lord”. Thanks, Karl! We confessed our sins.  But why? The LCMS…… Continue reading the view from the holy cross pew 6-22-19

the daily purge 6-13-19

The Lad’s goods are at it again. First a tent, then bright spotlights and now it’s a … well, just what is this? If his was a Formula 1 truck it could be a DRS (drag reduction system). Huh? Just look it up. If the rear window of his truck was a set of porch…… Continue reading the daily purge 6-13-19