As the radioman says it is 5 a.m. and the sun has charred the other side of the world and come back to us,
And painted the smoke over our heads an imperial violet
I’ve had an excellent conclusion to 2013, and it just so happens that I have the pictures to prove it.
Our post-Hannukah family travel schedule was altered a bit when road conditions and a need for new tires changed our plans a little — the false start became a full day of driving to the opposite side of the state to my father’s home in Orange City.
Today I took several photos of the flooding Iowa River while being devoured by swarms of gnats.
It’s nice to have a pillbox that accurately reflects the nature of things.
I can count the number of times I’ve seen a man playing Unchained Melody on a sawblade with one hand.