10th November 2023 10th November 2023 . That day I hadn't felt much like going out but we had to go and pay the bill at the veterinary clinic and then took a long way home. There are far too many images to post so I'm putting them in two groups. . Long ago when … Continue reading Meanders
0630/15th November 2023 This morning had a cold look about it. When I went to empty the bird's frozen water pans, there was still a remnant of yesterday's ice. . But I was surprised to find that last night's freeze had not been so hard. Missing item: My ice mallet! . It will have been … Continue reading Where’s that mallet?
11th November 2023 Sum total of my contribution to supermarket shopping. Going along for the ride, ...and waiting in the car. . Occasionally, I dart in quickly to the pharmacy. . Or grab a carton of milk and fight with auto-checkout. . Once home, I put our purchases away. I'm not totally selfish. . This … Continue reading Getting around
0700/11th November 2023 So much for getting control over my mornings. Today started with a drip. And a moan: "Oh, not a leak?!" Leaks are bad news.. Even I know that. . "Condensation" I opined, optimistically. Strange, though, that we had never before seen a drip from that air vent. However, we did not allow … Continue reading What’s it called?
0658/12th November 2023 It's late - again. I seem to have lost control of mornings. So I'm just going to post recent pictures of birds. And try to do better tomorrow. . On the way back from Clifton Park last Monday, I was gazing out the side window when Grant suddenly drew my attention forward. … Continue reading A few birds
0725/7th November 2023 Yesterday when I launched my post, I noticed a slight lift of the weight that had seemed to be suffocating me these past days. Distraction is no doubt the best way of dealing with stress and maybe it had helped. One has to move on. What other choice is there? . It … Continue reading Psychosomatic
0643/6th November 2023 There can be no slowing down for heartache. Where would Britain have been in WW2, if that had been allowed? Would I have had more emotional fibre, if I had been alive then? . Long ago, I managed to carry on in face of adversity. We can all rally when we must. … Continue reading School trip?
8th November 2023 Toby and Penny RIP 8th November 2023 . The past few days have been so terribly sad. When Lucy died suddenly, writing about it was a help but I'm not sure I shall ever be able to write about losing Toby and Penny. We loved them both so very much. At least … Continue reading Eight
31st October 2023 The last gasp of Fall. . It has never seemed sad to me before. . Now, I think it always will. . These are images I took last Tuesday, 31st October in Vermont and New York. . . . . . . It was an impromptu drive. . Light fell on patches … Continue reading 31st October
1435/1st November 2023 Breaks in the afternoon cloud provided another set of late Fall images on Wednesday. The day that had started with snow. . When I take pictures that please me, I often hear my father's voice tut-tutting: "Out of focus, against the light, poor composition, etc etc etc." Here, I liked the dark … Continue reading No choice