Category: Uncategorized

Little Book Lost

I got an email from the library yesterday morning, saying that I had had a particular book for so long that it now was listed as missing.  The library sends a cautionary email a...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

School Supplies

At the start of the school year I happened to be in an office supply store and saw a woman buying a large stack of black and white composition notebooks.  They were on sale...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Halloween Advice

We usually don’t get any trick or treaters out where we live and for someone who loves Halloween as much as I do, it’s a teensy bit disappointing. I always buy candy, just in...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Wet Floors

My hands dripped water across the floor as I walked from the sink to the air dryer in a public bathroom a couple of weeks ago and I puzzled over who in the world...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Expectation Versus Reality

We had a veterinarian neighbor many years ago who together with his girlfriend, loved to do holiday things for our kids — like decorating a tree in the front yard with hanging plastic candy-filled...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Garlic

The other day on Facebook I saw a posting explaining the difference between garlic grown in this country or imported from China.  The Chinese may harvest perfectly good garlic yet I prefer to buy...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Seeing Red

For a long time I’ve wanted one of those cozy-looking red and black checked flannel shirts. I’ve studied them in different stores and catalogs and haven’t made the plunge, though my lumberjack persona continues...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Hostas of Gratitude

A deer had twin babies in a cave-like protected area under the lilac bushes in our yard last June.  I watched the fawns nurse and frolic for several weeks and when their mother thought...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Grace

I’m currently reading a David Richo book called “The Power of Grace”.  I grew up Catholic and the word “grace” was bandied around a lot — though never really satisfactorily explained. That was back...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Searching for a Muse

I have always wanted a muse.  I asked a couple of people that I thought might be likely candidates for the position and every one of them turned me down.  I was surprised —...

Liked this post? Click below to share!