Year: 2019

That’s the corner cleaned up – The wall’s been patched, and the first coat of paint has been applied.

Garage Project: Getting Started With Stage IV – I forgot to take a picture before I started clearing away, so the corner to the right had already been cleared. One-minute read

The Books on my desk – Last night, when I tidied up I left a stack of books on the corner of my desk. Seeing them this morning reminded me how much my life has changed. Four-minute read, 2 pictures

He’s Baaack! – Arty’s been of on tour for a month or so. He rejoined us last week.

For the Conspiracy Theorists – I recently showed Ginger the Tony Christie ‘Walk like a panther’ video on YouTube… a few days later it turned up in my suggested listening on Spotify … cue the ‘Twilight Zone’ music.Video: 4:44

Ginger knows what I like and what will make me laugh – Ginger went out for lunch with our friend Rebbie today and brought back some goodies.

Brushes – I have no recollection of why I popped into Ginger’s studio, but the light caught my attention, so I took a couple of pictures. 2 pictures

Bar sign: “Extreme Midget Wrestling” Only in the Ozarks (I hope).

Not what you want to find in the house – Brown Recluse Spider. It got a bit mangled meeting its demise.

I am the Vine – Another evening prayer shot. As soon as I saw this Cross tag hanging on the door, I knew I had to get the picture.

Dove – I was at St. Philip’s in Joplin for a training session; I was on the receiving end for a change. When we broke for lunch I popped into the church to hunt out some images I could use for our daily evening prayers. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Salt and Pepper Shakers – Part of Ginger’s blue glass collection.

Bullet Journal Reboot – Sometime earlier this year I lost my journaling mojo. My Bullet Journal (BuJo) has been pretty much neglected and my personal journal has about one entry per month. One-minute read, +1

There go my backpacking plans – Things started to get a bit surreal as it dawned on me that I was the “Cardiac Emergency” just announced on the hospital PA system. Five-minute read, 2 pictures

Uphill – Day Three and out … It seems that most trips finish at the top of a climb. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Campfire under the overhang. 2 pictures

Long Creek – a few pictures from around where I camped Monday night. 4 pictures

Another Overhang Campsite and my Home for the Night on Monday – I had just worked my way around the edge of a big deep pool when I spotted what looked like another overhang behind the trees. Two-minute read, 7 pictures

Campsite Under an Overhang – This charming spot has ready access to the creek, and I could have easily hung my hammock between a couple of the trees. I was keen to see where the trail led, so I spent a few minutes scouting around and took a couple of pictures before carrying on. One-minute read, 3 pictures

Day Two – and another six-mile hike. From the Bluffs to The Falls, and onward. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

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