Tag Archives: productive living.

Now That’s Productive!

Playing baseball for Southern California a few years ago, Bill Peavey homered twice in one game. The second home run landed on a golf course and rolled onto a green and into the cup! A home run and a hole-in-one … Continue reading

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Bigger Fish to Fry

Alabama football coach Nick Saban tells the story about the time when, as an 11-year-old, he was fishing in West Virginia. He wasn’t getting a bite, but a man not far from him was catching a lot of catfish. Then … Continue reading

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Limited Production

There is a walnut tree near the end of the lane where I live. Although it still produces walnuts, the tree is not as productive as it could be. For one thing, there is a huge vine that has grown … Continue reading

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Continual Fruit

We just noticed that the pear tree in our yard has some blossoms. This surprises me, since it is the middle of August and the tree already has pears that are nearly ripe! I don’t know enough about fruit trees … Continue reading

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Still Producing

Colorado Rockies left-hander Jamie Moyer is still trying to compete at the highest level long after most pitchers have had to retire. A victory this season would make him the first starter 49 or older to win a major league … Continue reading

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There’s an App for That

I keep hearing about these things called “apps” that you can get for your cell phone. I don’t think they would work for me because my cell phone is so old. It’s one of the early models that runs on … Continue reading

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Unlikely Fruit

Our neighbor’s pear tree is loaded with fruit. Normally this wouldn’t be a surprise. This time of year you expect pear trees to bear fruit. But this tree looks like it should be dead. The trunk is hollow, and you … Continue reading

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Much Fruit

Truckload of tomatoes This time of year it is not unusual to see tomatoes lying in the streets of Kokomo, Indiana. The trucks hauling the freshly harvested tomatoes are usually loaded to capacity, and when they turn a corner they … Continue reading

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