Orwell Was Only Off By Thirty Years

The book, “1984”, by George Orwell is described as a “dystopian” novel. Dystopia meaning quite the opposite of Utopia, generally referring to a community or society that is in some important way undesirable or frightening. While we have a ways to go to having our every move scrutinized, in our homes…

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Woodscraft

The teepee walls were closing in- You said, “Let’s take a ride.” So you drove, and I rode to a spot in the woods and we walked until we sat. On a log straddled facing you kissed me and asked, “Just how liberal are you?” So we stood and then…

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Tastes Like Moo-Cow

You know, I was driving along today and saw a cow wandering in a pasture, and I thought to myself, “aw, he’s cute… but I’d still eat him”. Then, it was like I could actually taste a charbroiled steak on my palette as I imagined which part of the cow…

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Show Me The Light

Dear Folly, My question is should I leave my outdoor Christmas lights up or should I take them down after Christmas and if so, when? I have always taken them down after New Years but I see a number of homes with them still up in July, is this, as…

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