There a few things that quickly come to mind now that we have ventured back into life with a puppy in our little town. 1 - Don't dare bring home a new dog and not immediately introduce it to all of the neighbors and shop owners in town. They don't have dog teats in their [...]
They say there are angels among us ... a recent walk in the neighborhood proves this to be true where I live. I'm not sure when this little cherub first arrived or who put her there, but I first noticed her in the fall. She's positioned so she seems to be keeping watch over the [...]
Offta! It can storm around here. Two weeks ago it was a combined wind and rain storm. Winds whipped us around at 30 miles an hour ALL. NIGHT. LONG. But what really got us was the 75 mph gust that hit the town and surrounding area from the south at 4:14 in the morning. (My [...]
People often ask me if I do any “real” writing … “besides your blog, I mean,” they add. I do … mostly short stories … most of them tied into my childhood and rural upbringing. This piece was intended for a Memoir Writing Contest, but with all of 2020's curve balls, I set it aside [...]
Snow in October was not what anyone had in mind, but then ... this is 2020.
Harvest of days gone past. This relic is found in the Ghost town of Elberton, WA. See previous Wordless Wednesday post. Thank you for reading "Small Stuff". This is the second of two blogs. You can find more on my thought&faith blog at rashellbud.wordpress.com. Wishing you a beautiful day full of the Small Stuff that transforms [...]
Who knew beavers were so affectionate. I've been watching this little family all summer.
Who's watching who? Sometimes it's hard to tell.