Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Pedley's Ponderings

Killing time

This winter hasn’t been much of one. I think I can speak for all of you when I say that’s perfectly fine.

Still, it’s winter in Iowa, and with that reality comes a degree of boredom. I don’t ice fish, ski or have a snowmobile, so my options at killing time are limited to the indoors this time of year.

I can kill a whole evening watching basketball, but that wears thin after one or two nights. My better half has been doing puzzles and reading books. Since my attention span often seems like that of a gnat, I don’t find much interest in those hobbies.

Lately I’ve been playing a football game on m...