Friday Fun – Hummingbirds!

By Zeke Pipher on September 6, 2013

From the movie “Ray”: Ray Charles: I hear like you see. Like that hummingbird outside the window, for instance. Della Bea Robinson: [astonished] I can’t hear her. Ray: You have to listen. Della: [closes her eyes and listens] YES! Ray:…

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A Change to Bittersweet Dormancy

By Zeke Pipher on November 15, 2012

I have strongly mixed feelings about this time of year. The leaves are gone. The orioles and yellow finches that flittered and filled our back yard with song have left. Even the cornstalks that hemmed us in on four sides…

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Dogs At Work Remove Stress

By Zeke Pipher on September 24, 2012

I’m blaming it on stress. Our family took in a 9-week old yellow Labrador Retriever this week, and I’m attributing our decision to a study conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). A research team from VCU found that a great…

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Slaying Dragons and Eating Peas

By Zeke Pipher on September 3, 2012

What my nine-year-old son hears: I’m going to be gone for about a week…so you’re the man on the house, Son. You’re the one to slay the Kraken if he’s released in our neighborhood. You’d better sharpen all your weapons,…

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