Smelling the Ground Coming to Life…
Smelling the Ground Coming to Life…
/ September 13, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Texas’ weather is as unpredictable as England’s. This summer was no ...
Daughts’ Daughts…
Daughts’ Daughts…
/ June 22, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Daughts is a Mum! Congratulations. There’s nothing more amazing in  life than your girl – child giving birth to her first baby which is a girl – child too. She’s ...
Early Walks…
Early Walks…
/ June 17, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Early in the morning is the only time to walk during the summer here in our little town of Weston, North of Dallas, Texas. Yes, the word Texas conjures up oil fields, vast lands ...
The Mower and My Cats…
The Mower and My Cats…
/ June 10, 2021 0 COMMENTS
All my cats dislike the sound of the lawn mower.  They don’t mind if it’s far away down the field but when Hubs mows around the house, it gets too close for comfort. I ...
Awkward Moment…
Awkward Moment…
/ June 3, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Here is the cover of a date book on one of the teacher’s desks where I sub. I’ve been in plenty of situations like this over the years… When I worked it was office ...
Rolling Cash…
Rolling Cash…
/ May 28, 2021 0 COMMENTS
With the rainy season in full swing the stables at Grandalia Bend Farms on the corner of Weston Road and Rigsby Lane are perilous. As a two footed human I slip and slide in the clay-ey ...
Caudalie Crest…
Caudalie Crest…
/ May 24, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I work most weekends at a winery just down the road. With all the rain we’ve been having this year there have been times when my shift has been very easy…after cleaning and ...
Callie Frolics…
Callie Frolics…
/ May 19, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Callie our calico cat turned 9 on May 8th. Compared to the 4 year old boys she’s an old lady, and she does spend most of her day sleeping in her comfy nest in the pretty little ...
Remembering Churchill…
Remembering Churchill…
/ May 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
There is a new book out by Erik Larson that chronicles the war years of Winston Churchill, The Splendid and the Vile. In it Larson shows how Churchill taught the British people ...
Something Rotten at Footlights…
Something Rotten at Footlights…
/ May 7, 2021 0 COMMENTS
There was a smell in my bedroom. The weather had been wet, the windows closed, the heat on and I put it down to damp wood, or dusty corners; cat fur or lingering cooking smells; laundry ...
My Concealer is my Mask…
My Concealer is my Mask…
/ May 4, 2021 0 COMMENTS
This masking up has become a habit. Fourteen months ago all I could do was complain… “I can’t breathe.” “No-one can see my happy smile.” “My ...