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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sprout Too…
Sprout Too…
/ June 28, 2019 0 COMMENTS
We get an edible magazine. That doesn’t mean it can be eaten after it’s been read, though that’s a novel idea… It celebrates food and community in North Texas, ...
Sprout…
Sprout…
/ June 25, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Simon, co-founder of Window to the Wild, husband to Lindsey and future father of our granddaughter-to-be, camped all night outside the Richardson Animal Shelter to get a Great Pyrenees ...
Arborlights…
Arborlights…
/ June 11, 2019 0 COMMENTS
There’s a really pretty ridge at Footlights, overhung by trees making it shady and grassless and cool. It backs onto the creek and when it’s rained there’s the ...
Dennis…
Dennis…
/ June 7, 2019 1 COMMENTS
The name Dennis always brings to mind a phone operator I used to have at Ticketmaster. He was one of my supervisors and a hard working and reliable employee. On special occasions Dennis ...
The Last of the Jam…
The Last of the Jam…
/ May 28, 2019 1 COMMENTS
All of a sudden I look and it’s the end of May. The year so far has brought our family joys, some sorrow and an all too familiar tussling of emotions. Pretty normal stuff ...
Succulents…
Succulents…
/ April 8, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Succulents are supposed to be easy to keep alive but I don’t really have much success. Partially because I have cats that love to dig in the dirt and uproot them… and ...
Nashville…
Nashville…
/ March 21, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Daughts and I took a quick trip to the country music capital of America. It was spring break and both our schools were closed so we thought, “Why not?” and hopped into the ...
Waiting in Line…
Waiting in Line…
/ February 19, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Anyone who voluntarily waits outside the DMV in the cold and rain with her daughter must truly love her. That’s how I felt yesterday when Paris decided, no matter the wait or the ...