“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

The weather here on Saturday night and Sunday morning was a little extreme.  I have checked the Bureau of Meteorology’s website  and I notice that on Saturday night the wind gusts were 83kms an hour, with the wind at 46km per hour.  Sunday morning, wind gusts reached 109 kms.  This would explain why my little Read more about “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward[…]

“It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.” – Livy

I am sure you may recall my last posting, where I extolled the virtue of the mother goose at protecting her young brood.  Well I was incorrect about this.  The day after I posted that, I realised that one of the baby geese were missing.  Today I noticed another was gone. I searched the area Read more about “It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.” – Livy[…]

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain

We have some new arrivals at the Little Tassie Prepper homestead, with the recent hatching of the Goose eggs.  It was, as usual, a bit of a surprise when it occurred.  The evening before they hatched, when I went to feed the animals, I noticed that the mother Goose kept standing up and looking at Read more about “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain[…]

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins

I spent a large part of my weekend in the garden, tending to the plants which I have planted, my orchid, and establishing areas for growth.  Kitty seems a bit confused as to why I am doing this when we are intending to sell our home.  I tell her that having a productive garden can Read more about “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins[…]