aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Even Homer nods . . .

Last summer, I was writing a friend about digging some post holes. I said I was looking to rent a "gas-powered augur." I had to write him back and correct myself. I was looking, of course, for an auger; a "gas-powered augur" would be an oracle who had eaten too many beans.

  • Did I mention that I used to counsel Pioneering Merit Badge?

    I spent the day raising upper wall sections, using a contraption of my own design. The contraption in action To review, I finally had to give…

  • My 2p worth

    I realize that I don't have a dog in this fight, but allow me to express my bewilderment at the Scottish independence movement. The SNP likes to…

  • In memoriam Margaret Shirley Collins

    Today would be my mother's 100th birthday. Born Margaret Shirley in Smithville, Indiana, she went on to serve in the WACs in New Guinea during WWII.…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.