Life in the Golden Years

Portrait of an Idyllic June Day in the Country (A Word Painting): He walked along a narrow path in the woods near the edge of the ten feet tall dirt bank....

SNAPSHOTS OF THE SEASONS and  MUSINGS ON LIFE AND LOVE  A collection of poems by Jim Banister NOTE:  The following were copied and pasted from a word processing application and I...

English, what a language! Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning.   A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym. I think a retired English...

I just became aware that I haven’t posted here since the Dog Days of August — nearly 3 months ago. And now, instead of near-triple-digit high temperatures, we are facing lows...

Stepping Back in Time How it was back then … Before “The Grove at Fox Farm” became “The Grove”. Back before the days of salt & pepper hair and a grizzled...

Rainy days such as was yesterday, April 13, 2014 (Palm Sunday) have a way of invoking memories. Some pleasant. Others, not so much … But since this is Holy Week and...

If you’ve not yet been there, I invite you to check out my website, The Grove at Fox Farm. It’s where I’d rather be than anywhere else in the world.  

The image of Kansas being “flat” is spread by people who travel cross-country on I-70 and and associate the first 150 miles of Colorado with the state to the east. No...