Pandemic Thoughts

While I realize that the Covid-19 Virus is a real threat that is disrupting lives and putting people at risk, I can’t help but daydream of a new business. Looking out my window, I can see six unused outbuildings on my property. It occurs to me I might be missing an opportunity to turn these rundown, ramshackle, mice-infested sheds into an income source.

Therefore, announcing my new business venture—

Rustic Acres

Shack

Available For Quick Occupancy

Have you been worried about the Corona Virus?
Do neighbors seem to be coughing more often?
Are you tired of long lines at grocery stores?
Have you been thinking about the possibility of an Armageddon?
Have you considered that you might not make the cut during the Rapture?
Do you like the idea of sharing your food with small animals?
Or maybe you’re just looking for a good place to self-isolate at a bargain price?

If so–

Come see our choice selection of shacks located in Southwestern Minnesota. Whether you looking for a weekend hide y-hole or a long-term hideaway, we have abandoned buildings and out of the way structures that may be perfect for you.

We have the best selection of small grain bins (with or without floors), chicken coops, hog sheds, and rustic pole barns. We guarantee no worries about telemarketers, wayward spirits, or neighborhood door-to-door salesmen, as these buildings have limited access to roads, bothersome power-poles, waterlines, or sewers.

Whether it’s short term, long term, or an eternity, we have leases options that could be perfect for you*.

Call CJ at FIL-THY-SHED for more information.

Remember-
If you’re looking for a roof and not much more…
These sheds are out standing!

Disclaimer – This offer has no reality associated with it whatsoever!

*For a limited time, each rental includes a bushel of seedless corn cobs

Stabant Autem In Perpetuum

It is with sadness that I report that last week, this home’s ash tree succumbed to the woodsman’s ax and chain saw. The end came quickly after a short illness and straight line winds. While the tree demurely refused to count her rings, It was generally believed that she germinated around forty to fifty years ago. We have been told that she was never married, still there are many friends that are left to mourn her passing, including Robbie the grey squirrel, Charlotte the spider, many blackbirds and starlings that sang so sweetly from her limbs, and finally the scores of dogs and cats that sniffed and marked her trunk during their travels.

Interment will be in Harry’s wood pile and crematorium, where her trunk will be split for distribution.

The service was officiated by Affordable Tree and Landscape Services of St. James, Minnesota.

Donations and remembrances can be sent to the Minnesota Extension Service, who provided final consultation at the end.

-CJ Holm

Nutcracker Scheme

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Charge of sugarplums
Drawn-out for countless payments
-December reason

Twinkling dreams of fairy tales
Fiscal ruin comes in it’s stead

                                                 -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 219 Charge / Reason
5-7-5 7-7

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Quote Challenge – Day 3 (Finally)

I have been nominated by Claudette of Ceenoa to this challenge.
These are my quotes for Day 3
The last day of this challenge for me and I have chosen 3 Political Figures – two of which I consider excellent statesmen…

“Well, I learned a lot….I went down to (Latin America) to find out from them and (learn) their views. You’d be surprised. They’re all individual countries”
-Ronald Reagan

I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
Will Rogers

“I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours!”
-Pat Paulsen

 

The Rules of this Quote Challenge are:
1-Post on three consecutive days.
2-You can pick one or three quotes per day.
3-Normally at this point I should issue a challenge to a number of bloggers, but being the shy person I am, I am reticent to do that. But please understand that I love to see inspirational quotes and art, so if you have them – Bring them on!