Life in the Golden Years


Wednesday, March 11, 2015:  As the Trees burn at Sundown! Friday, March 13, 2015:  Nothin’ Unlucky about This Friday, the 13th …

Once Upon a Time it was August And Green marked The Kansas Plain. And on a Pleasant Summer Sunday We were Blessed by Gentle Rain Now We’re Cought in the Grip of Winter And Breathe In the Bitter Cold. To Venture Forth into the Bleakness Requires an Action Bold. But Soon Again the Breeze will Soften And Blow from the Southern Isles. Father Sun will Win the Battle And Bring About Our… Read More Rainy day in Kansas

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 on Sunday we Christians will celebrate the triumphal resurrection of our Savior, this brief post will focus on happier ones. For me, a cold, dreary rainy day is perfect for brewing a pot of coffee, grabbing a book and settling in… Read More

I’m not a internet neophyte.  I’ve built my own web page and have spent a lot of time online over the past few years. But the WordPress blog site has me baffled.  I tried to go into the dashboard/editing site to upload a photo for the blog and met with no success. Then I tried to apply a theme to my page.  (The only free one offered, even though I am paying… Read More

As the sun descends behind the hill to the west, the Lengthening Shadows of a Sunny April Day bring a sense of Peace and Tranquility to the Grove at Fox Farm.

On this, the 74th year, fifth month and 21st day of my life, I have started a new blog.  Hopefully, this won’t be a short-term project … Today is September 22, 2013 — a lovely first Sunday of Autumn.  Blue skies, bright sunshine and mild temperature … too nice to be sitting indoors at a computer!  Gonna go outside now and do some more reveling in nature. Expect photos soon!  🙂 Here… Read More

On a clear day you can see … well, all the way to Nebraska, our neighboring state to the west. Our farm is located east of Rock Port in Atchison county, Missouri, in the far northwest corner of the state. The high, rolling hills afford panoramic views such as this one!