Waiting on Spring

Waiting on Spring

Last year we were complaining … and worried … about drought. In the earliest days of Spring it was so dry that most mornings came without dew on the grass. Crops around here greatly suffered and many farmers reported a loss. This year it’s rain. And more rain. And … well, there’s no lack of [...]

Waiting on Spring

Waiting on Spring

Spring has been flirtatious this year. Snow in early May. Only a single day that has edged to the 70 degree mark. Now it’s a wet and cool Memorial Day weekend with my vegetable garden half planted. About the only thing I’ve found this gloomy weather good for is a walk through the local cemetery… [...]

Holy Bat Squirrel

Holy Bat Squirrel

(Heading Photo is a Pexels free Photo and not my own) It's squirrel escapades at our house We were wondering why our cats have been meeting us at the door recently seeming emotionally needy. (This was pre-puppy, so Tillie wasn't the problem at that point.) Pacing, yowling, rubbing against us ... we thought maybe this [...]

Profound Makeover 101 – We Can Go Back and Fix Anything

A kitchen makeover (if you can call simply painting cabinets a "makeover") under the guidance of a long time, special friend brings with it profound moments. Our new mantra, for instance ... "Don't worry. Just do it ... we can go back and fix anything." "... a little sandpaper ... some more paint ... we'll [...]