I was fortunate to take one of my children to the airport this week. I know what you are thinking, you think Monner is happy to get rid of one of his kids? Well, truthfully, that is nice but it was only for the weekend so how happy should I be? Just kidding. It was supposed to be a nice time. We were going to spend two hours (+,-) together, chatting and enjoying each other's company. Well, unbeknownst to me it didn't happen that way. I guess I scared my child. Before I
There are different species of magpies throughout the world. I can't say if any are on the endangered list, but the magpies that live near my house certainly are not. Oh, Oh. This story just took a left turn. My writing has been interrupted by gunfire. I mean artillery fire. My next-door neighbor is out for his Sunday morning, "fill the valley with the smell of victory". I love him like a brother, and he is a good guy to have around, in the unlikely (or likely) chance Vl
Another busy weekend. I apologize for being so late with the story. I had a meeting in town this morning at 8:00 AM. I am consulting a friend of Elaine's to remodel a room in her home. I have plenty of time for meetings but unfortunately, the carpenter I was meeting does not. I met with him at 8:00 AM on a Sunday. I must be a really nice guy. Knowing I had this meeting I started writing this story last night. I had a good start on the story. I wish I would have "saved"
Have you ever had your yak mess with your entire day? Yeah, me too. Today for instance. I don't think he meant to ruin my schedule, he is not that way. Probably didn't know any better. Nonetheless, he changed my whole schedule. I had planned on writing entirely different stories. I didn't tell everything about my birthday story. Birthdays to me are no big deal, but this one was kind of nice. I received a text and a call from my cousin in Indiana. He was the cousin wh
I didn't plan on getting up at 3:00 AM, but life is full of unplanned events. It is not unusual for me to be up at 3:00 AM, or 2:00 AM or 4:00 AM, now that I think about it. There are just things a guy my age needs to take care of. It is unusual for me not to go right back to bed. One of our motion activated outside lights was on, the really bright one. Standing at the window, I didn't immediately see what had activated the light. Usually, it is something like a rabbit.