Eucalyptus Trees in California…
Eucalyptus Trees in California…
/ August 17, 2018 0 COMMENTS
In early June we spent 8 days in Petaluma living above a horse barn on acreage that ...
Philbert the Pig…
Philbert the Pig…
/ August 10, 2018 1 COMMENTS
While at a podcasting conference in Philadelphia with my film-maker son this past July I met Philbert the Pig at Reading Terminal Market. A large, bronze statue weighing 225 lbs and 3 ...
Daughts’ New Dog…
Daughts’ New Dog…
/ August 8, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Daughts wanted a dog of her own.  She and her Hubs have a well trained, well behaved, lovable, miniature schnauzer, the fearless, amazing, intelligent Titan! But he belongs to Sam and ...
Porchlights…
Porchlights…
/ August 6, 2018 0 COMMENTS
On July 4th we went to Pizza night as usual. There was a lovely warm breeze, at least it was moving the air around without a fan, and we were entertained by swimming dogs and good ...
Sunrise and Sunset…
Sunrise and Sunset…
/ August 3, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Footlights faces due West. We have two pairs of French doors at the front and the back of the house; This means I can watch the sun coming up and going down by simply turning 180° in my ...
A Very Determined Black Cat…
A Very Determined Black Cat…
/ August 1, 2018 2 COMMENTS
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 paw-hook-maneuver over to one side ...
Outdoor Water Bowl…
Outdoor Water Bowl…
/ July 26, 2018 0 COMMENTS
The heat wave is upon us. The whole of next week is forecast to be above 100°. And as usual, most Texans and all ex-patriots, are wondering, “Why am I here?” Life suddenly ...
Our Blue Cat…
Our Blue Cat…
/ July 23, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Our lovely blue cat is a little clueless at times. He loves to play mouse but I think the summer heat has caught up with him and if he brings me one of his toys to throw he more often ...
Homelessness…
Homelessness…
/ July 17, 2018 2 COMMENTS
The day after Gary Okeson’s memorial at the Granville Performing Arts Centre in Garland, Hubs and I flew to Petaluma in the Sonoma valley. I was still reeling from the shock of a ...
Birthday Twinkletoes…
Birthday Twinkletoes…
/ July 14, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Happy Birthday Paris! Many years before you were born Pops and I fell in love in Paris; well, I fell in love for he claimed it had been love at first sight for him at Victoria station ...
Web Worms…
Web Worms…
/ July 11, 2018 0 COMMENTS
I always thought those bags we got in our trees, full of pale worms, were called bag worms but it turns out those are the ones that look like upside down pine cones on the coniferous ...