The Bridge that Isn’t a Bridge…
The Bridge that Isn’t a Bridge…
/ July 8, 2020 0 COMMENTS
When I first hosted parties at Footlights I described the lead-up to our property ...
Picnic Tradition…
Picnic Tradition…
/ June 29, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Continuing the McNeny Picnic Tradition we met the perfect little family outside in a deserted park in Farmersville for a quasi-socially-distant birthday celebration. We spread a quilt ...
New Normal…
New Normal…
/ June 16, 2020 0 COMMENTS
The phrase ‘New Normal’ has been adopted to remind us that after the pandemic, when a vaccination is available, our lives will not go back to the way they were. This has ...
Sleeping & Netflicking Our Days Away…
Sleeping & Netflicking Our Days Away…
/ June 12, 2020 1 COMMENTS
I’m a list maker… I love seeing the things I’ve done marked through with a pen. I manipulate my list so that I’m not left at the end of the day or week staring ...
Nothing Steady and Predictable About Our Day-to-Day…
Nothing Steady and Predictable About Our Day-to-Day…
/ May 27, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Hubs and I have led atypical lives together. 9-5 was not the norm for us. There was nothing steady and predictable about our day-to-day. Jobs and financial security weren’t the ...
Sparrow…
Sparrow…
/ May 11, 2020 1 COMMENTS
These are odd times. Our lives have changed and will probably never be the same again.  A new normal is replacing the old. At Footlights Hubs and I keep ourselves busy to keep our minds ...
Social Distancing…
Social Distancing…
/ May 7, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Our cats appear to be oblivious to social distancing… but then they do live in the same house, and haven’t been near anyone who’s tested positive, they wash their paws ...
Back-Patio-Office…
Back-Patio-Office…
/ May 4, 2020 1 COMMENTS
This year, the expanded and screened in back patio that we completed last summer has come into its own, It faces east so catches the sun as soon as it comes up, it’s quiet, and ...
The Unbroken Thread…
The Unbroken Thread…
/ April 30, 2020 1 COMMENTS
I find it astonishing that the girl I grew up with at boarding school, the girl who made life barely bearable during my six years of convent living, the girl whose arm was continually ...
Horse Farm…
Horse Farm…
/ April 23, 2020 0 COMMENTS
For years now I’ve walked past a horse barn at the top of the lane and imagined being called over to help. It has long been a desire of mine to get to know horses. I’d love ...
Nest in my Tennie…
Nest in my Tennie…
/ April 20, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Without fail every year a little wren comes into my garage and builds herself a nest. She usually chooses a rubber Wellie, because they already have strong walls; all she has to do is ...