He’s 77

In dog years. I love that he sleeps pretty much all day, unless there is another dog around, or you utter the words, “treat,” “squirrel,” or “go.” I say, “wanna go pick up Tiller?” and he is up like a shot, arthritis be damned! Knocks the screen door open by himself and goes out to […]

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Rollie was in his first grade musical last week. Okay, I don’t like to brag, but he was the lead in the first grade musical. I know what you’re thinking. . . where did that come from? He didn’t get that from his mama, that’s for sure. And you’re right. His teacher told me she […]

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Forgotten Post: NC Girls’ Weekend

Not sure why, but I wrote this and forgot to publish it back in November! Do you have old friends that you still get together with for weekends here and there? About once or twice a year, I get together with some of my college roommates. I met them the first quarter I was in […]

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Lunar Eclipse

Cool stuff in the sky this week: A full lunar eclipse tonight, the full moon, and the winter solstice tomorrow. I’ll go ahead and say it. Nerd Central. Lots of fun this weekend, so hoping to post about it soon, but have a million things to do today, so who knows if that will happen. […]

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The Gift of Dreaming

Do you remember your dreams? Do you think they are a message you are supposed to receive and think on? Or are they just your brain’s way of working things out for you while your body rests? Mine are very vivid, in color, and the ones closest to waking up are sometimes so real that […]

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Happy Place

Slept until ten. Coffee on the patio with my college roommates, overlooking the fields, Table Rock in the distance. Then, eggs, caramel croissant casserole, pancetta and mimosas. About to go for a hike. I am in my happy place.

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The Good Stuff

Lookie what I got in the mail today! New book club book – Steinbeck’s The Winter of Our Discontent and the new Diana Gabaldon graphic novel, The Exile. Looks beautiful, plus same story, but told from a different point of view! Hells yeah, i’m excited! And I still haven’t started the new Cassandra Clare book, […]

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Big Spider

Big ass spider in my garden. Picture doesn’t really do justice to his size, or his yellow and black pattern, or the awesome zigzag of his web.

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