Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~ Winston Churchill This is week five of working from home and week four of the British Hubby and I being home together. We are several days into a mandatory shelter in place order…Read more Still Working from Home
Don't ever save anything for a special occasion. Being alive is the special occasion. This marks week four of working from home for me, and the third week of the British Hubby and I being home together. When we started, we were pretty much the only ones doing this. Now, most of the world is…Read more Working From Home
In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this. – Terry Pratchett March 15 is one day after Pi Die. You maybe sleeping off a sugar coma, but we're celebrating kitty birthdays here. Ernie and Burt are litter mates. We know Gracie was born around the same time. To keep things…Read more Happy Birthday Kitties!
We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing-grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender! ~ Winston Churchill It's been awhile since I've posted here. For that, I'm sorry. 2020 is off to an interesting start with Australia…Read more Interesting Times
"I'm not going to live by their rules anymore." ~ Phil Connors, Groundhog Day What, was that Sunday or am I reliving the same day over and over again? Hmmmm. Groundhog Day is one of our all time favorite movies. I'm not sure if it's because it reminds me of growing up in the Midwest…Read more Groundhog Day 2020
When snow falls, nature listens. There is something about snow that quiets the entire world. The morning commute conditions were actually worse than yesterday's. Not surprising since it's about 10 degrees colder than yesterday. Eek, it's cold! Today's view looks pretty similar to yesterday's. Does it look any colder? The view out the front window…Read more Snow Day: The Second
When it snows you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels. It's the first snow day of 2020. It's rare my house has snow in January. Yes, it's winter and it's cold, but normally the snow level stays at a higher elevation. Traditionally, we've not been house bound until February, but an arctic storm…Read more Snow Day: The First