In Love or Cold?…
In Love or Cold?…
/ February 7, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Our calico cat, Callie, has been with us for going on five years now. She adopted ...
Snow at Last…
Snow at Last…
/ February 4, 2019 1 COMMENTS
I do so love the snow; I always have. Very occasionally we would have a white Christmas in London and when we did my holiday was made. I suppose living in the city with public ...
Flowers from my Bud 2…
Flowers from my Bud 2…
/ January 30, 2019 0 COMMENTS
The lovely flowers I received from my Bud Rooster for my birthday are still going strong after more than 3 weeks! ‘How did they stay so fresh?’ you may ask…and before ...
Breathing 2…
Breathing 2…
/ January 17, 2019 2 COMMENTS
I was aching all over. A feeling I’ve had before but must’ve forgotten! Not ill, I had no fever, but I felt as though I’d been lifting heavy furniture and lugging ...
Shads Says it All….
Shads Says it All….
/ January 14, 2019 1 COMMENTS
This year we didn’t see Twinkletoes at Christmas. She’d promised to come for a few days, I’d moved furniture around in her room, put new sheets and duvet cover on her ...
Card Exchange…
Card Exchange…
/ January 10, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Ian, my film-maker son, and I have been exchanging cards each month for the last three years…or so he says. Last evening I decided to sort and thread them by year starting with ...
Happy Birthday Daughts…
Happy Birthday Daughts…
/ January 7, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts! Twenty-seven already and it seems like only yesterday that Dr. Staub was uncharacteristically late for your star debut. By the time I was ...
Flowers from my Bud…
Flowers from my Bud…
/ January 4, 2019 1 COMMENTS
My buddy Rooster sent me flowers for my birthday to thank me for giving him treats and checking on him when his owner is away, They brighten up my gloomy winter’s day just as he ...
Christmas Now…
Christmas Now…
/ December 28, 2018 0 COMMENTS
My perspective on Christmas is bordering on heresy. Our priest this year told us about the silence he remembered after midnight mass on Christmas Eve. The complete quiet in the car ...
Chinese Food on Christmas Eve…
Chinese Food on Christmas Eve…
/ December 26, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Christmas Eve dinner is the time to break out old family favorites; recipes that smack of the nursery. Comfort food. We try to keep it as culinarily far removed as possible from the ...
Christmas Greetings…
Christmas Greetings…
/ December 12, 2018 1 COMMENTS
“…share your bread with the hungry…bring the homeless poor into your house; Then shall your light break forth like the dawn…” (Isaiah 58:7-8) As I reflect on the year I cannot ...