(Originally posted late 2010. Minor edits to bring it current) I made an appearance at my hometown’s annual Pumpkin-Fest the first weekend in October. It’s one of those festivals with 1⁄2 ton pumpkins that are less round and more simply massive, multi-dimensional squash. Family was the driver for going but the opportunity to clean up … Read moreCircles

Beware the Monsoon

I’ll miss The Monsoon. The Haboobs. The torrential winds and rains that have you convinced your entire house will either be swept off its concrete slab foundation or be drowned in the years-worth-of-rain-in-a-day downpours or be stranded for days because the washes to your home have become active and authorities have closed the one and … Read moreBeware the Monsoon