the daily tree hotchpotch and possible plant-related purge depending if i get around to it, 5-8-20

It’s common nowadays for persons in academia who find ancient markings etched upon the walls of pyramids and ziggurats to use them as ‘proof’ that what we think is true today is, in fact, false. Take for instance a few years back back when an ancient Mayan calendar was discovered and translated. It was seen…… Continue reading the daily tree hotchpotch and possible plant-related purge depending if i get around to it, 5-8-20

the daily purge (hunting style) 5-6-20

  The Purging Lutheran worked at Borders Bookshop* long ago. A fellow worker handed me a book saying it was ‘a great read’**. I think it was called ‘Winter’ maybe? Or not. It was about a Texan couple who decide to move to Alaska for the winter and write about there experiences. They chopped wood,…… Continue reading the daily purge (hunting style) 5-6-20

the daily wheezy-2-look-at-pitchers: part two: the unpicturing, 5-1-20

the photogdúmpenbùrgerdampf continues … Sports didn’t begin with the National Football League. Games like tennis, badminton and pole throwing have been around for hundreds of years but the one Americans like best is good, ol’ American football. If you’ve followed the Green Bay Packers or the Cleveland Browns you well know you can show support…… Continue reading the daily wheezy-2-look-at-pitchers: part two: the unpicturing, 5-1-20

the daily carnage, 4-9-20

Before anything, a reminder today is Maundy* Thursday. In Act One (Maundy Thursday) Jesus’ actions reveal that discipleship means crossing the boundary from selfishness to servanthood. While the plot against him begins to unfold, Jesus has a meal with his disciples and afterwards washes their feet. The humility and self-denial of the foot-washing  foreshadow the…… Continue reading the daily carnage, 4-9-20

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 zobu, 3-17-20

As I get older I am convinced that aches and pains have actually laid dormant in my body waiting for the completely wrong time to say, “ (((grunt ))) ”. Off and on for the past few weeks I have a soft, lowing pain near my lower rear driver-side teeth. So off to the dentist…… Continue reading the daily zobu, 3-17-20

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