Bottlebrush Forest

Just a quick post to let you know I am indeed alive and well.... I will be back soon with tales of what's been going on. Nothing terribly exciting really, unless you count purging a closet for the first time in about 15 years and stuff like that. But I do have a few tidbits … Continue reading Bottlebrush Forest

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New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017

I know a lot of you don't much care for winter, but in my dotage, I've come to have quite an appreciation of the opportunity it gives to go inwards. It also gives me the chance to catch up on stuff that I don't seem to have time for the rest of the year. And … Continue reading New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017

Stuck in a Time Warp

A Christmas time warp.  Here it is, January 29th, and I have to confess to you that I have not taken down one lick of my Christmas decorations yet.  In my defense, I didn't finish getting the house decorated until the night of December 23rd.  What about you? I'm not quite tired of them yet but … Continue reading Stuck in a Time Warp

Christmas

  There is one more good thing about Winter—he brings Christmas. Through the bleak December the thought of the coming festival is pleasant—like the reflection of a fire on our faces.... Christmas-day is the pleasantest day in the whole year. On that day we think tenderly of distant friends; we strive to forgive injuries—to close … Continue reading Christmas

How Did It Get to be February Already?

Time is speeding by at an alarming pace. Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and I'm still stuck in some other space-time continuum...like maybe around the first week of January.  Good grief.  I need for things to slow down. I actually like winter just fine - granted I don't live in Minnesota - but I like the … Continue reading How Did It Get to be February Already?