The Last Day: The whole month of November is special to me because my birthday falls in November. So I feel somewhat cheated that it has fewer days than other months. The end of November, one of the short months. I'm looking forward to December, not only because of Christmas but also because it's the… Continue reading The Last Day: The whole month of Novembe
The Day After: The day after Thanksgiving is as enjoyable as Thanksgiving itself, in a way. It's peaceful and quiet and we are well rested. And we don't have to cook because there are leftovers.
Happy Thanksgiving: Happy Turkey Day, everyone. Eat lots, enjoy the company of people you love and enjoy the football game.
The Nature of Friendship: The dog and cat are friends when we aren't home. When we get back, they will both be on the bed with their noses touching. But if we're around, they are a bit jealous of each other. Now we realize what's happening, we make sure to give them equal love and… Continue reading The Nature of Friendship: The dog and ca
Other worlds: Been thinking of space flight. It's a favorite topic of mine, ever since I was a kid. I used to sit in the middle of the yard and wonder if I'd be able to go into space. I figured it wouldn't happen in my lifetime but I had science fiction and that was… Continue reading Other worlds: Been thinking of space fli
Cats and keyboards: I'm having a hard time keeping Smoke the cat off the computer keyboard. He knows it's important, therefore he wants to claim it as his own and he does that by laying down on it. Once I had to have the computer repaired after Smoke finished his nap on the keyboard. The… Continue reading Cats and keyboards: I’m having a hard t
Thanksgiving: Checking into what to make for Thanksgiving. The torch has been passed and we no longer have everyone over to our place. I never minded doing the work but I never knew how to delegate to I did most of it myself even though the kids always volunteered to do whatever I asked. But… Continue reading Thanksgiving: Checking into what to make
Snowbirds: The summer birds are gone and have been replaced by winter birds. The woodpeckers stay all year. And they eat our house if we let them. Whenever we hear that loud pecking sound we run to the door and chase them away. I guess that's what we get for having cedar siding. It attracts… Continue reading Snowbirds: The summer birds are gone and
Winter Lakes: I always wonder about the life beneath the ice in the winter. I know green and growing plants stay there all winter long unless the snow on top of the ice gets so thick that the sunlight can't penetrate. I'm a coward and stay off the lake ice because I know there are… Continue reading Winter Lakes: I always wonder about the
Be Prepared: We switched the lawnmower for the snowblower. We're ready for anything and I can hardly wait. I love the white stuff. Don't know why, just that it's beautiful. And it's not just white, it's also pink and purple and blue when the shadows start to slant across the drifts.