• Shads the Hunter…
    I could hear the noise of a cat rummaging… They’re all rummagers but I immediately thought of Shads. He likes to pretend that butter wouldn’t melt ...
  • The Cradle of Prayer…
    Hubs and I listen to morning prayers sometimes instead of reading the Daily Office on our phones. This morning I took this brilliant embodiment of my cats’ ...
  • Sheer Perfection on El Capitan…
    We were recommended two rock climbing films by our bird trainer and rock climber son Simon. We went to see The Dawn Wall at a fancy theatre in Plano. Hubs and I ...
  • Fredericksburg…
    Hubs and I took a break from Footlights to celebrate his return to walking without a stick after knee replacement surgery. Shads had a mind to join us, but he really ...
  • Rain, Rain and More Rain…
    Rain has been falling steadily for weeks. Starting in August it came as a wake up call to the grasses who had hunkered down to hibernate in a yellow wash of ...
  • Praying With Children…
    I was raised in a convent from the age of 12-18½. Living with an order of nuns taught me that they turned to God for everything, The promise of a fine day for the ...
  • Re-Cycling & Marriage…
    The re-cycling in my neck of the woods has become next to impossible…we have reports that the same trash truck picks up trash one day and items for re-cycle ...
  • If I Say I Follow Him…
    For me, saying I follow Jesus is a conscious thought. As He is not currently walking the earth in human form, I literally do not drop everything I’m doing to ...
  • Footlights After the Rain…
    So much to see after a week of rain at Footlights… Too many inches to keep track of the aftermath of stormy weather somewhere. Paper soft mushrooms cluster in ...
  • I’m So Hungry…
    Daughts teaches dance at a Performing Arts pre-school. One morning they were anticipating snack and she said, “I’m so hungry I could eat a ...
  • Remembering Those Kodak Moments…
    Those one time, perfect moments captured on film of our children, oblivious of the camera or staring boldly into the lens, silent and poignant, is called a Kodak ...
  • Examen…
    I very often go through my yesterday while on a walk in the mornings.  I love this time alone, I start out still half asleep, my mind drifting back to my pillow, ...
  • Hanging Bird-Houses…
    We dried out some special bird house gourds a year or two ago. Hubs cleaned them, cut a hole, and hung wire from the top and together we walked through our woods ...
  • Day Bed…
    IKEA is our go-to furniture store! We found a great twin day-bed that tucks away neatly in true IKEA fashion.  It has well placed legs and a smooth easy action that ...
  • More Than A Thousand Dollar Cat Club…
    We have a piece of ribbon, a fourteen inch piece of ribbon to be exact, that came out of Magic’s (our black cat) intestine. We had him X-rayed and were given a ...
  • Whose Goats are These?..
    I often walk in the semi-darkness of dawn. I still wake up at the same time, but the sun is setting its alarm clock a little later each day so I hang around at the ...
  • A Very Determined Black Cat…
    Magic, our black ex-barn-cat, has perfected opening doors. I watch him use his paw with the bi-fold closet door in the spare room; a little bit of a ...
  • Eucalyptus Trees in California…
    In early June we spent 8 days in Petaluma living above a horse barn on acreage that overlooked valleys, hills and a vastness that reminded me of Footlights and ...
Recent Posts
Shads the Hunter…
/ November 28, 2018
I could hear the noise of a cat rummaging… They’re all rummagers but I immediately thought of Shads. He likes to pretend that butter wouldn’t melt ...
The Cradle of Prayer…
/ November 20, 2018
Hubs and I listen to morning prayers sometimes instead of reading the Daily Office on our phones. This morning I took this brilliant embodiment of my cats’ ...
Sheer Perfection on El Capitan…
/ November 14, 2018
We were recommended two rock climbing films by our bird trainer and rock climber son Simon. We went to see The Dawn Wall at a fancy theatre in Plano. Hubs and I ...
Fredericksburg…
/ November 8, 2018
Hubs and I took a break from Footlights to celebrate his return to walking without a stick after knee replacement surgery. Shads had a mind to join us, but he really ...
Rain, Rain and More Rain…
/ November 5, 2018
Rain has been falling steadily for weeks. Starting in August it came as a wake up call to the grasses who had hunkered down to hibernate in a yellow wash of ...
Praying With Children…
/ October 26, 2018
I was raised in a convent from the age of 12-18½. Living with an order of nuns taught me that they turned to God for everything, The promise of a fine day for the ...