Monthly Archive: July 2022

a lot of bottle

have a lot of bottle To have the will to act boldly, to have a lot of nerve. from Farlex Dictionary of Idioms A box of empty (supposedly), quart preserving jars at the bottom...

Kindling

This winter I’ve been splitting poplar logs to keep up a supply of kindling. That’s unusual – not because it’s poplar, but because I’m the one doing the job. For the entire thirty years...