Errant Ruminant

...musings and ruminations on farming, tech, writing, and real estate...

Sep 17, 2019

Package Delivery to the Farm

Package Delivery to the Farm

or, How Not to Greet Guests to the Farm . . . . Todd let's the dogs out. Dogs: "Doop-dee-doo . . . Oh look, poop!" NOM NOM NOM N— Dogs: "Wait, what! What the hell! ENEMY

Sep 12, 2019

Building a Desk

Building a Desk

Building a Desk:Thoughts on Procrastination, Perfectionism, and Life as a Completist Procrastination: putting shit off because . . . Perfectionism: obsessing over "correct" state of task, surroundings, etc. Not necessarily someone who also

Sep 8, 2019

The Truth Therein Lies

The Truth Therein Lies

        _Musings on the English Language_ --> The Truth Therein Lies:Musings on the English Language The English language can be brutally complicated to master. There are so many idioms,

Aug 31, 2019

Favorite Books

Favorite Books

My wife and I were at a dinner party last night and the subject of favorite books came up. On the spot I couldn't think of many. The first couple books that came

Jul 29, 2019

Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done

Sometimes I feel like life is just one giant to-do list. Sure . . . love, happiness, goodtimes, badtimes are all important elements that make life what it is, but the events of our lives are

Jul 16, 2019

Be That Person!

Be That Person!

So today I was at a local coffee shop trying to get some writing done. It was slammed. Probably 50 people or more. I was busily adding my splash of cream to my

Jul 7, 2019

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Eastern Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) I live in the South. The North Carolina Piedmont to be more precise. And in the South, one particular vine—other than Kudzu—predominates: Poison Ivy. And boy