• Coffee and A….Cat
    On Saturday mornings we stay in bed a little bit, to drink coffee and eat cake… Well, Hubs eats cake, it’s just coffee for me. Back in the days before I ...
  • Charlie and The Bulls…
    I think when we’re walking Charlie sometimes gets a hair up her docile, Labrador butt. Today she un-characteristically charged a bull who was contentedly ...
  • Stop Working and Pay Me Some Attention…
    Sometimes social media and the rush of instant everything gets in the way of communication. I mean the real, live, stuff. Like the eye to eye, breath down the back ...
  • A Slumber of Cats…
    There is nothing as relaxing as watching a cat sleep, snuggled up to his favorite sibling… comfortable on our soft, warm, electric blanketed bed. I watch and ...
  • Shads and Good Friday…
    Paris told us to watch a short YouTube video called, What’s so Good about Good Friday? So we did, I held the iPad so Hubs and I could watch it together in our ...
  • Insulin Shot…
    Hubs and I looked after the dogs down at the winery for a couple of days in return for honey. There are three of them, a young Corgi named Charlotte, Lottie for ...
  • Thieving Shads…
    He just can’t help it… Something to do with the plastic… Or the fact that it had A&M printed on it… His look of determination told me, He ...
  • A Host of Golden Daffodils…
    Trader Joe’s have daffodils. I always forget this unless I’m there just at the right time, which I was last week. There they were $1 something a bunch, ...
  • Complete Surrender…
    It’s that time of the year again and I’m down in my trees wrestling with brambles and vines, climbing into the boughs on a long ladder to allow me to ...
  • Dinner Time…
    My cats have watches. They are synchronized. At about three o’clock they start trailing into the kitchen, Milling, Waiting for me, or Hubs, to give them their ...
  • Remembering the Dead…
    I was reading a beautiful poem by John O’Donohue, At the End of the Day, where he asks twenty-two questions, not unlike the Ignation Examen I wrote about here. ...
  • Signs of Spring…
    There was snow in London last month, well, all of England really, apparently it stopped the trains dead in their tracks. It may as well have snowed here, the ...
  • The Winery Down the Road…
    Opportunities aren’t just handed out on a silver platter. My mother was a great one for reminding me of that… She and my father went after what they ...
  • Watching Ice Melt…
    This morning I am looking out from my porch watching the trees bud… My eyes fixed on their shadows thrown across my greening grass. I sit quietly, my mind ...
  • And He Hadn’t Even Noticed…
    We spent the afternoon in the company of our son, the wildlife expert and co-founder of Window to the Wild, a non-profit educational organization operating in the ...
  • Temptations…
    The after Christmas overindulgence habit is fading slowly. I have sweet cravings after my meal and satisfy them by finishing off the European chocolate bars given as ...
Recent Posts
Coffee and A….Cat
/ April 11, 2018
On Saturday mornings we stay in bed a little bit, to drink coffee and eat cake… Well, Hubs eats cake, it’s just coffee for me. Back in the days before I ...
Charlie and The Bulls…
/ April 9, 2018
I think when we’re walking Charlie sometimes gets a hair up her docile, Labrador butt. Today she un-characteristically charged a bull who was contentedly ...
Stop Working and Pay Me Some Attention…
/ April 5, 2018
Sometimes social media and the rush of instant everything gets in the way of communication. I mean the real, live, stuff. Like the eye to eye, breath down the back ...
A Slumber of Cats…
/ April 2, 2018
There is nothing as relaxing as watching a cat sleep, snuggled up to his favorite sibling… comfortable on our soft, warm, electric blanketed bed. I watch and ...
Shads and Good Friday…
/ March 30, 2018
Paris told us to watch a short YouTube video called, What’s so Good about Good Friday? So we did, I held the iPad so Hubs and I could watch it together in our ...
Insulin Shot…
/ March 28, 2018
Hubs and I looked after the dogs down at the winery for a couple of days in return for honey. There are three of them, a young Corgi named Charlotte, Lottie for ...