the barn in fall

the barn in fall

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Neither Snow, Nor Rain, Nor Heat, Nor Gloom Of Night...

Aha, but what about ice?  Gotcha there, Post Office.

 Last night, after several inches of hard-packed snow on frozen ground met a good hard rain, all the dirt roads turned into sheets of ice.  Cars were luge sleds.  This was my road this afternoon, after several hours of 50+ degress started melting some of the ice.
And right in front of my driveway:
The mail lady didn't come today.  I don't blame her.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

A Pep Talk In Every Drop!

Feeling down?  Need to know someone's in your corner?  Have a cough drop.

But it has to be a Halls cough drop, because they have "A pep talk in every drop!"

Who knew?  I didn't, not until my recent sore throat when I looked down at the wrapper of my Halls tropical fruit flavored drops, and saw, "Buckle down and push forth!"  Huh?  I smoothed out the paper and there was more.  "Nothing you can't handle."  "Don't waste a precious minute."

That's a lot of advice from one cough drop.  So I yanked the two previous wrappers from the waste basket.

"You can do it and you know it."
"Get through it."
"Put your game face on."
"Flex your can-do muscle."
"Let's hear your battle cry."
"Seize the day."

All that advice on one wrapper!  Better than a fortune cookie!  On to the next:
"Be resilient."
"Fire up those engines!"
"Go for it."
"Get back in there champ!"

All right!  I feel so much better!  I may start carrying these things around with me as my own personal trainer/coach.  The Halls advantage.  Watch out world, I'm pumped!