Sorry, y’all; TBW has been battling a crud (and glad to say–winning!!). Revisiting old blogs and picking out some faves. Thought this one was worth looking at too. Enjoy!
“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.”
Of course no one loves a limitation. No one loves being told “no.” I’ve even known a Magus (or two) who avoided meeting up with his Saturnine side because he didn’t want to concede to limitations. But as Frost’s narrator’s neighbor reminds us, “Good fences make good neighbors.”
From time to time someone encroaches on our acreage in an unacceptable way.
Though I have a solid, seven-foot cedar privacy fence around a good deal of my property, there is a portion that remains un-girded. A few years back, my next-door neighbor came onto my driveway (while I was out of town) and cut down a large privacy hedge. After getting over my initial rage followed by my “The bastage trimmed my shrubbage without asking,” titters, I pulled my neighbor aside, told him he had “a huge set of balls” and instructed…
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