One of many willow trees we saw yesterday Before it pegs out again, I'd like to tell you about my latest Internet saga. They seem to be endless! For over two years we endured a company that simply could not provide what we require, no matter how many satellite dishes and upgrades I purchased. Each … Continue reading Down again…
1852/13th April 2021 It's that time of year, when the sun is at a particular angle and the sky has that unique hue at the right moment. Suddenly, I lift my head and gasp "Oh my!" 1811/13th April 18111811 It's an effect that lasts mere moments, just time to grab a camera and yell for … Continue reading Five minute spectacle
0659/13th April 2021 This morning's sky was not what you could call inspiring and after breakfast, there was no visible sign of improvement. It was positively gloomy. Although, there was the sun, trying to peek through A solid bank of low, dark cloud. But is was drifting... And what do you know....it was drifting away. … Continue reading Fur and feathers
0630/11th April 2021 It wasn't how I intended to start my day. In fact, I hadn't got as far as even thinking about it. My morning routine has to get done first and today, for reasons unknown, I suddenly took notice of a bush that grows at the end of the driveway. Or did. I … Continue reading Downs and ups
Yeti's Kitty Suites, April 2011. Joey, Bridget, Macy Here's a question for cat people: Specifically, it's a question for people who live with gray cats. Over the years, I've lived with several. This little girl was called Mama. She and her kitten Baby Girl were Grant's cats, that eventually came to live with me too. … Continue reading Gray cats?
1824/8th April 2021 When the weather is fine, as it's been recently, in the late afternoon I become glued to the window, watching the changing light. How, I wonder, did I survive so many years, living in suburbia? Two and a half years on, I am still discovering things. Drawn by the luminescence of the … Continue reading ‘bye Winter?
7th April 2021 Squelch! One of the sensations I enjoy as a result of nerve damage, is that when I walk, my right foot always feels that it is in deep mud. So when I stepped in the bird bath this morning, it served to enhance the sensation. My left foot enjoys something different. While … Continue reading Hope
0615/7th April 2021 It's nice having long, light evenings, but some days I could do with less early light. It always wakes me up and it's hard to roll over when there may be something worth seeing outside. This morning I was all prepared to say "nuts" and at least languish a bit longer, if … Continue reading Contrails
6th April 2021 Early clouds that provided a fiery dawn pealed away, leaving us with a clear blue sky from horizon to horizon. A breeze out of the North still provides a slight chill but I'm in no hurry to rush into Summer which will be here soon enough. Mr Sleepy put in an early … Continue reading Faux pas
0631/5th April 2021 Having dealt more swiftly than usual, with the Monday morning emails, I found my brain parked in neutral, and my body a bit too cool. The phone rang and as it was a local number I thought it could be one of my new medical people, but it was a recorded voice … Continue reading Cool