My US postal carrier has not been stopped by the snow, and my inability to keep it clear from our mailbox. I don't actually think he's wearing crampons, but I would trust his consumer advice on winter footwear.
A foggy weekend, a fox call, and an unfruitful search for nature sound files on the internet. (I welcome anyone with any assistance in my search.)
Bonus: rant about google, + reference to "youths" & "the future we're living"!
Where I learn that my great-great-grandmother-in-law was a witness to a most famous assassination of a U.S. President.
About Billy Hipkins' "For the Benefit of Miss Jennie Gourlay", the life of Jennie Gourlay, her connection to the Lincoln assassination, Milford, and my spouse.
I would've missed this little tidbit about the real inventors of the so-called Galilean Thermometer, if it weren't for a rather dismissive & tiny note in a magazine, which in the end, has led me to ponder more questions about this particular antiquated temperature measurement technology.
It is unfortunately necessary to mention that these days, those whose rude, or even threatening, remarks which ride rough-shod over civility, or even basic decency, are not always met with disapproval, and in some cases seem encouraged. Emily Post probably didn't see that coming. -- Chloe (watermelonpunch)
Have you learned lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed the passage with you? --Walt Whitman