Burning Therapy

During the winter months, I generally spend a lot of time gathering downed timber in the woodlands, cleaning up debris from storms, and opening paths along fence lines. This year, when I thought about the newly-purchased pecan orchard property, which needed a lot of cleanup, the idea of my winter work became a bit overwhelming. Back in … More Burning Therapy

Tough Skin

Friday brought very balmy, warm weather, the likes of which Oklahoma had not seen in a few weeks. While folks up north were experiencing the “Siberian Express” hurtling down the plains and bringing bitter, below freezing temperatures along with it, I was enjoying the last hours of our unseasonably warm conditions. I intended to make the … More Tough Skin

Return To The Mist

I did not give much thought this past week about my plans for the week ahead.  A cool front had moved through last Thursday, offering a reprieve from the unseasonably warm weather we had been having and a chance for rain.  A ten-day forecast cited temperatures would not drop enough to end the miserable battle with … More Return To The Mist