Shearing day

A friend of ours lives in a gated community that has a pool, and invited us to come hang out at the pool today. I was initially very excited, because I absolutely love to swim! And then as I was trying to remember where I'd stored my bathing suit, I realized I had a quandary:... Continue Reading →

Nap sandwich 

After taking it real easy for the first couple of days of my staycation, today I felt up to tackling a couple of chores. I'd been promising to trim back the way-overgrown privet bushes as soon as they were done blooming, and that was over a week ago, so I figured I'd start there. It... Continue Reading →

Down a rabbit hole

Featured Image: A soggy sacrificial seahorse, nudged onto the laptop by Eater-of-Things - who was trying to get my attention away from the screen I'd been glued to for hours. This morning, in spite of my looking forward to sleeping in, I was up at five. My first impulse was to capitalize on that early... Continue Reading →

POTS is the pits

Featured Image: a slightly scruffy looking black, yellow, and blue swallowtail butterfly, hovered in mid-flight over the flowers of a privet bush. This week was rough. Because I have taken next week off as vacation time (more of a recuperation period than a vacation) my intention was to focus on getting as many of my... Continue Reading →

Millipede Monday

This one was 'speeding' (for a millipede) down my downstairs hallway just now. Luckily I found it before one of the resident felines or eater-of-things spotted it. 

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