1810/22nd October 2022 Although our view faces east, the sky often lights up at dusk with a warm glow. This morning, very similar clouds had a much cooler appearance, but while it was a chilly morning there was no frost last night. Washing dishes can still be entertaining even though the groundhogs seem finally to … Continue reading Entertainment
17th March 2022 Morning frustration left me feeling decidedly grumpy. As human beings, we all make mistakes. Forget things, overlook something, become confused... it can happen to everyone now and then. Admitting mistakes is something I have never had a problem with. But I have always been organized. I carry a date book and when … Continue reading Appointments
25th February 2022 Which one came first, the chicken or the egg? Brushing off the porch this morning I was mulling over what Grant and I had just been talking about and a song popped into my head: "If I ruled the world" If I ruled the world Every day would be the first day … Continue reading Chicken or egg?
My dad was a strange man. If you've been reading my blog, you have most likely already formed that opinion. He was an only child that survived the Spanish flu' at the end of WWI. The Spanish flu' became his favourite thing to talk about toward the end. My dad blamed many of the shortcomings … Continue reading Smithy’s Christmas cards
Some bad news I received yesterday about a good friend's 3rd and 4th stroke took me back to the time at the beginning of 1999 when I lost my beloved aunty Kay. Kay and Ray, the aunt and uncle that I lived with until 1976, retired in 1977 and moved to a property they had … Continue reading In the Sticks