Category: Diversions

George Carlin Wisdom

From his “15 Rules to Live By”. Reading number 9 made me laugh out loud. 9. Beware of intuition and gut instincts, they are completely unreliable. Instead, develop preconceived notions and don’t waver unless someone tells you to. Then change your mind and adopt their point of view. But only if they seem to know… Read more »

Missing Time in Roswell

The drive from Alamogordo, New Mexico, to southeast Kansas has been made many times by our family over the years. Tom and I lived there, and our daughter was born in Alamogordo in the early 1990’s. Currently when we have occasion to drive between Kansas and the California coast, we stop overnight at a lovely… Read more »

Red Flag Warning

****The National Weather Service In Wichita Has Issued A Red Flag Warning For Extreme Grassland Fire Danger.**** A Red Flag Warning:  A Combination Of Strong Winds… Low Relative Humidity… And Warm Temperatures. This Will Create Explosive Fire Growth Potential.  Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly And Become Very Difficult To Control. Kansas is… Read more »

Eavesdropping On Kansas Farmers

Traveling southward to Texas my husband and I stopped at a tiny diner in a tiny Kansas town before sunrise. The scene we found there is replayed all over the state and really, throughout all of rural and farmbelt America. The farmers or ranchers, or a combination, come in, one by one, to sit at… Read more »

A Short Tale about Adam and Dowsing

Last summer our son Dylan and his best friend Adam came to visit Atira Moon. It was wonderful to see them, and particularly nice to have two strong healthy young men available to pitch in with chores. The first day of their visit we were contemplating what sorts of things to accomplish. Number one on… Read more »


Down on The Farm – Anne Ashley

Anne Ashley guest blogs today for the delight of all who take the time out to read about her adventures so far in America at Atira Moon. Annie is here with her husband Steven Jones from London to do some speaking about his new book. (More on that topic soon. Steven is a life long… Read more »

Are there Darwin Awards for Squirrels?

Or would that be redundant? Here on Atira Moon we make it a point to talk to all of the animals and we have had some amazing experiences. Today when I was leaving to run errands, I (ahem) “ran into” this little fella. I stopped the truck completely when it stopped in the middle of… Read more »

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What would be YOUR Last Thought?

Enjoy this remarkably spiritual song by Reece Jones. Reece is the son of some Experiencer friends of mine. He has taken a loving view of this world, and of other worlds, too; a trait that seems to run in the family. [youtube=]

Food Court Surprise

Normally I avoid malls. I am sorry I missed this day with the other shoppers. [youtube=]