Saturday, March 31, 2007
But, at any rate, twas fun and hopefully we'll be able to do something like it agains soon.
Friday, March 30, 2007
So I'm really rather exited about it now. When I bought it all I could think about was how much money I was spending, but I have become steadily happier about it since then. I have a paintball gun!!! WOOT (as someone who reads this page would say)
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
I haven't seen the coyotes again, although I have been looking. If I do, I want to shoot them. The little girls aren't even allowed to go far fromt he house any more because of them.
All for now.
Sunday, March 25, 2007
So I got about half way to the rock pile were this one was perched, and then I saw them.... The entire pack was just on the other side of the hill. And then, much to my displeasure (as well as shock, horror and a number of other emotions) they started yelping and charging toward me! So I thought "this is really bad!!!!" and took off running. Fortunately, a few seconds after I started, they stopped, turned around, and started in the opposite direction. Whether I scared them, or they decided it wasn't worth it, I shall never know, but they did. I took this picture just as they crested the hill. Then started to run.
When my parents came back (my grandpa actually went out and picked them up after I told him about the coyotes) my Dad and I went out to look for them, but they weren't to be found. So on the way back I took a picture of a buck that they killed this winter. You know I would really hate to end up looking like that!
Friday, March 23, 2007
We have known since just about forever that there are coyotes and packs of wild dogs roaming around our land; we've heard them at night, we've found the carcasses of the dear that they have shredded; a guy who hunts on our land killed one once and showed it to me, and there is even this guy who hunts on our neighbors land (that you can only reach by going through ours) that is convinced that they are still out there and he needs to kill them to protect us (which really annoys my Dad). But until yesterday we had never actually seen any.
I was down here in the basement doing something on this computer, when Isaac saw all these dogs come running across the field. They came all the way to our yard (which is surrounded on two sides by fields and forest on the other two) and stood on this big pile of boulders right next to our drive way, and they looked so dramatic and I'm so sad no one got a picture of it, but I have my camera all disassembled right now, and nobody else got theirs (although I told them to) until it was too late. But anyways they just stood there, at least even or eight of them, not too big, but vicious looking with pointy ears. I think they are actual a coyote straydog mix, because they weren't the typical coyote color. But at any rate, they were a big pack of vicious dogs.
And whats really scary is my sister had just walked down the road about four minutes before, and she could have been right in their path. And I have seen the deer that they have taken out, and its not a pretty picture at all!
So thats my story.
PS. The above video is of an opossum that I also saw yesterday.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
And I'm happy cause I just figured out how to post to blogger on Opera which is how I did this post : )
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Instead of me telling you about myself, you comment and tell me what you are doing.
Monday, March 05, 2007
And that led to this thought:
200 years is really such a short time! Just a little more than three average lifetimes. (ok, the average life was shorter then, but I'm thinking in terms of de now, Ok, so the average life span isn't even an important number because that isn't the age that most of us will live to, thats called the mode life expectancy, so whenever you here on some morning talk show that the average life expectancy has been raised to ___ "so thats the age that you can expect to live to", it's really a load of tripe; most of you reading this will actually live longer, probably, but I'm off the subject again). Now just think how much has happened in the last 200 years! Our entire history! 2 World Wars; Our revolution; the first practical application of a Republic, the end of the Slave trade, emancipation; communism; fascism the holocaust; Civil Rights; the Beatles; Napoleon, Napoleon Dynamite, Dynamite (after the guy, Mr. Nobel invented it, he used his money to establish); the Nobel Peace Prize; Einstein, Relativity; the Atomic Bomb and the ensuing, Atomic Age, the Computer Age, the Information Age (which we are in right now and the fact that you are reading this on the internet (probably) stands as testament to it); video games; electric lights; internal combustion; flight; REALLY BIG TV's; AND HATS, REALLY BIG ONES!
So I guess the fruit of this thought was that 200 hundred years was probably plenty of time to build a Monastery for them to have a sword fight on + Our place in the grand scheme of things, just think, the Children of Israel were held captive for 400 years!
But alas, our three heroes where now Rolling over and over in a disembodied water wheel, still fighting and being chased by hordes of nasty barnacle covered pirates, so my thought ended.
Saturday, March 03, 2007
So I came back to the Efthimues House, where they had kindly invited me to stay the night as my sister was having a sleep over for her Birthday with about five or six other girls. We watched to Chronicles of Narnia extended addition and played Call of Duty I online.
So this morning I road home with the Cornfields who were going to our home to pick up the girls from Corning (they were all from corning, because we have hardly any friends who aren't, lol).