Category Archives: writing

Family Reunion

What does it take to get a cottontail out of the yard? One Grandma. Two boys. A broom, a stick, and a garden hose. Open the gate, turn on the water, hoop and holler and voila, bunny on the run … Continue reading

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Breech

There is a rabbit in the back yard! This is the first one to breech the walls in a couple of years. Arghh. How did it get in? Mr. McGregor, I need a trap! There are plants in my backyard … Continue reading

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5 Year Plan

Hurricanes and a Pandemic. Schools open. Some close down days later. 2020 is a rocky road if there ever was one. My heart goes out to the teachers and students trying to make the best of this school year. Hang … Continue reading

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Exploration

I’m back from an incredible trip exploring the Rocky Mountains, the Continental Divide along its top, old gold mines, spectacular wildflowers at their peak, and wild life in its element. In two days on the 4-wheel buggy, we saw 5 … Continue reading

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Hiatus

Stay healthy and be kind, choose to be happy, and think before you speak. I am on hiatus for a week. No wi-fi allowed, no writing, no stress (supposedly). Me and Eddy (my kayak) are fleeing the heat. See you … Continue reading

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Decisions

Ack! Time. Time. Blog day! This day was supposed to be all about writing, but other things wove themselves into the fabric of my day. I decided to put a newly acquired used shelf unit into my spare bedroom closet … Continue reading

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The Farm

I went with my youngest daughter and her family for a quick trip to the farm. The kids are doing a wonderful job in planning out their future home. It is daunting, though, there is so much work to be … Continue reading

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Adapting

The heat streak broke, for a couple of days anyway. What a relief and a joy to walk outside in the middle of the day and not melt into a puddle of mush. Whoop. Whoop. One good thing when it … Continue reading

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Triple Digits

Triple Digit Heat! Not a record I aspire to, nor want to witness, nor want to participate in – and yet here we are. It is so hot – drinking ice water makes my mouth ache. Tell me what’s wrong … Continue reading

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Fried

Oh, how time flies when you don’t pay attention. Time to write another blog, past time, really, because I lost track of time. At any rate. I have nothing to write about. Nope. Nothing. Nada. The heat has fried my … Continue reading

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