• The Naming of Grams…
    When I became a first time Mum I felt awkward being seen pushing a stroller along the pavement or a swing in the park.  I really did not want to be associated with a ...
  • Fall…In Texas?
    Autumn… A favorite time of year- -if we are blessed with one! Texas typically rushes headlong into winter giving a cursory nod to Autumn with only a few balmy ...
  • A Charming Day Out..
    Driving to St. Jo, on a weekend jaunt to visit a few wineries, we passed miles of windmills. These modern wind harnessers are nowhere near as charming or old ...
  • Exploring Indifference…
    This year has been one of those years. I have a delayed emotional reaction where change is concerned, in other words I don’t break down or fully rejoice until ...
  • Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
    Finally! My phone beeped at 2.22 on Wednesday morning, October 2nd. “Headed to the hospital” I read, from Simon, our bird-keeping, rock climbing son and ...
  • Birthday Boy…
    First and last children get to be onlies for a couple of years… if they’re lucky and especially if they’re first and last all in one! You were ...
  • Henny & Rooster…
    This is my best Bud, Rooster, who, after a busy spring of lamb duty is back to saying good morning to me as I run past. Rooster has a girl-puppy in-training. ...
  • Is it Dry Yet?…
    Hubs sprays the house for pests, beetles, scorpions, ants and other creepy crawlies that I don’t really mind unless they’re in my pantry.  The cats ...
  • English Country Gardens…
    This spring has seen a lot of rain;  and I mean even more than the flooding in 2015, the year we moved to Footlights, that was declared the wettest spring in Texas ...
Recent Posts
The Naming of Grams…
/ November 5, 2019
When I became a first time Mum I felt awkward being seen pushing a stroller along the pavement or a swing in the park.  I really did not want to be associated with a ...
Fall…In Texas?
/ November 1, 2019
Autumn… A favorite time of year- -if we are blessed with one! Texas typically rushes headlong into winter giving a cursory nod to Autumn with only a few balmy ...
A Charming Day Out..
/ October 23, 2019
Driving to St. Jo, on a weekend jaunt to visit a few wineries, we passed miles of windmills. These modern wind harnessers are nowhere near as charming or old ...
Exploring Indifference…
/ October 17, 2019
This year has been one of those years. I have a delayed emotional reaction where change is concerned, in other words I don’t break down or fully rejoice until ...
Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
/ October 10, 2019
Finally! My phone beeped at 2.22 on Wednesday morning, October 2nd. “Headed to the hospital” I read, from Simon, our bird-keeping, rock climbing son and ...
Birthday Boy…
/ October 3, 2019
First and last children get to be onlies for a couple of years… if they’re lucky and especially if they’re first and last all in one! You were ...