This is the view looking North up the Mississippi River. Click to enlarge.
This is looking South.
As I was walking down to take these photos I followed deer tracks all the way down the steps. Look close and you can see the deer tracks on the walkway.
We ended up with about [...]
There were three deer roaming across the back yard a few minutes ago. They walked down along the edge of the yard and into the woods on the other side of the walkway nibbling on the brush once inside the woods. Click to enlarge.
This was the view this morning from my back porch. We have about 3 to 4 inches and 2 to 4 more inches are expected today. Less than an hour south of me has about 8 inches and are expecting a few more today. Click image to enlarge.
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This old barn is all that’s left of my parents farm in Southeast Missouri. I stopped by there today on my way to visit a sick friend in Arkansas. My parent’s moved to the 52 acres of mostly wooded and hilly terrain in the early 1970′s. We built this barn out of scrap [...]
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Here’s a short look back on his life.
Where were you when JFK was shot?
I was a freshman at Beaumont High School in St. Louis. I had finished lunch and was walking into a classroom after lunch and as [...]
Moments ago this trio of deer strolled down my street and past my house. Gus, who rarely is anywhere but on my bed during the day, happened to be lying on the landing to the upstairs of my house. That position affords a pretty good view through the window in the front door [...]
Blake S sends along this image he created. Blake is a Cardinal fan like me, Gus and Trixie.
I was driving down my street this morning and saw two deer run across the road. Then I looked to my left and saw four more deer grazing in one of my neighbor’s yards. I don’t remember ever seeing six deer at one time on my street before. Click to enlarge
Trixie and Gus relax as we watch the baseball game Wednesday night. It was a good night to watch baseball as the St. Louis Cardinals won the National League Division Series over the Pittsburgh Pirates. You have to give the Pirates credit for a great season this year. Now on to battle the Dodgers [...]