Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Year of Gratitude, Day 2

Day 2 of my 48th year, and on this day I am grateful for my eldest son, Stephen James Lang — the only child of mine who doesn’t share my name, because I got him certified pre-owned. Doesn’t matter, though, he’s MY kid. Sure, sure, there was a time when I, like Peter, might have… Read More »

A Quick Tour of the Place

Today’s 300 mile commute was COLD but DRY. It was about 22 degrees when I fed and watered the goats and the dogs. They asked if I could arrange for a solar-powered space heater to be installed in their barn. I’ll think about it. For now, though, how about a quick tour? Spent a few… Read More »

New Year, New Me, New Goals

Happy 48th birthday, me! Holy crap. 48. Well, it was bound to happen someday. Specifically it was bound to happen 48 years after I was born, and today just happens to be that day. And just like every year about this time, it’s also just a week after New Year’s Day, the time most people… Read More »