Autumn Around The Burg – 2020

Another autumn in The Middle and I have to say it is perfect. With all the uncertainty around the globe, our seasons here have been splendid. I have spent a lot of time pondering and trying to get motivated. Motivated to write, to paint, to create…… Let’s move on. The motivation is slow in coming.Continue reading “Autumn Around The Burg – 2020”

Another Glimpse of December

Here we are, almost into the middle of December and just now the weather has gotten cold. That’s ok. It makes winter even shorter, at least in my head. Here are some images before the weather turned at Pertle Springs. Such blue skies and water. Then we have the culprit that brought in the cold.Continue reading “Another Glimpse of December”

Old Drum Festival – Happenings Around The Burg

The Old Drum Festival……. no drums to be found.  However, the story of the dog, Old Drum, is what put The Burg on a map…… maybe.  Here is part of a short article about the true story of Old Drum: “Old Drum, a hound dog, was shot dead in 1869 by Samuel “Dick” Ferguson, nephewContinue reading “Old Drum Festival – Happenings Around The Burg”

All the Fields Are Brown and The Sky is Gray

The winter has set in here, in The Burg.  Today we went for a drive.  We have been socked-in with clouds for about a month, or so it seems.  The sun is scarce and this is unusual. Once the beautiful colors of autumn have finished their glorious display of plumage, the browns and grays setContinue reading “All the Fields Are Brown and The Sky is Gray”