Sprout is Back…
Sprout is Back…
/ August 16, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Our son and daughter-in-law, the Window to the Wild folk, are busy with baby ...
My Followers…
My Followers…
/ August 8, 2019 0 COMMENTS
On my way home one morning Charlie come dashing up the lane to great me, “I’ve already been on my walk,” I told her leaning down to rub her ears as she nuzzled my ...
Farmers at Work…
Farmers at Work…
/ August 5, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Hubs and I have tractor envy. The farmers around us have the latest air-conditioned models that they ride on roads and between fields and sometimes home to their barns. But for the most ...
Air-Conditioning…
Air-Conditioning…
/ July 31, 2019 0 COMMENTS
In England I used to turn on the heat during the winter months only when my sensible cold weather, indoor gear of a sweater, long trousers, socks and slippers failed to keep me ...
Shads au Contraire…
Shads au Contraire…
/ July 29, 2019 0 COMMENTS
This year we were all set to take our five cats at Footlights for their annual rabies shots. I went up into the attic and brought down the three boxes I have for mine. Daughts worked on ...
Psalm 131…
Psalm 131…
/ July 25, 2019 0 COMMENTS
When I walk in the mornings I let my thoughts loose; I examine them in the fresh light of a Rigsby Lane dawn. This week it’s the afterlife that’s been niggling at me… ...
The Live Oak…
The Live Oak…
/ July 22, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Live oaks stay leafy all year. In their part of the woods leaves crunch underfoot catching autumn off guard. When winter drops its snow she stands tall in the watery sun and glimmers ...
Is it Dry Yet?…
Is it Dry Yet?…
/ July 18, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Hubs sprays the house for pests, beetles, scorpions, ants and other creepy crawlies that I don’t really mind unless they’re in my pantry.  The cats don’t need to be ...
Thirty Years Ago…
Thirty Years Ago…
/ July 14, 2019 3 COMMENTS
Thirty years ago I was working as the phone room manager at Rainbow-Ticketmaster in Dallas. I had two sons, Ian was 3 and a bit, Simon was 10 months old and my blue-eyed cowboy was ...
Memory Clinic…
Memory Clinic…
/ July 9, 2019 0 COMMENTS
In England we have Memory Clinics. My mother used to go to one to rule out dementia, or as it used to be called, senility. She was asked a few questions about current and past events; ...
Sprout Waiting…
Sprout Waiting…
/ July 2, 2019 1 COMMENTS
The time for Sprout to be collected, after the Mexican resort holiday on the beach, came and went. Simon, our son, kept us informed, “I’m just so busy with the new bird and ...