Showing posts from June 18, 2006
Opportunity - A favorable or advantageous circumstance or combination of circumstances. In time of change there are new circumstances that if viewed as such provide advantageous circumstances as they relate to personal values. For example: Rising oil prices is an opportunity for the oil companies to receive more revenue whereas rising oil prices for the masses is not a good thing. Opportunity depends on values since it stems from advantageous circumstances.
It was hot this past weekend. I don't know what the temp was but it must have been well into the 90s. I decided I was done making excuses about the trim on the southside of my barn, so I was up there sweating buckets "gettn r dun". I moved and chopped firewood, cleared some for the fence and generally did farm work. I finished mowing my hay field this week. It feels great to look back at the 18 acres and see alternating stripes of grass. Next year, I plan on baling. The big news is that Bonnie "made me" buy a fish pole as well as a new reel for my larger pole. That was fun. I have a very nice Fenwick/Abu Garcia ultralight now. Sunday morning I got up at the usual early hour (about 5:00), drove through the woods with my Jeep to the far corner of the property. I then carried my fish gear through the park about a mile to the very serene, slightly foggy, glass-smooth lake. I fished about 45 minutes. I hooked a nice bass. The fish jumped nicely and then spit the ho