There was football today? Really? I didn’t notice at first.
Because I took advantage of the snow day to dig out my owl box. I’ve been collecting recycling and metal odds and ends for a long time because I wanted to make some of these owls for the garden.
I spread out all the supplies I’ve been [...]
Not too long ago I sat in a continuing education class about drug addiction. The speaker, a recovering addict, told us that on a happiness scale most people live at about a 5 or 6 out of 10 on a daily basis. He mentioned that we generally only experience a 10 out of 10 for [...]
I spend a lot of mornings around the kitchen sink. It’s where I wash the breakfast dishes, where I cut and rinse fruit and veggies for lunchboxes, where I stand and watch the birds on the feeder while waiting for coffee to brew. Above the sink I have a row of plants on the windowsill [...]
There are lots of ways to know when winter has finally arrived. We don’t use snow or ice as an indicator around here because that is usually a surprise attack that occurs just as the season is on its way out. And cold temperatures aren’t enough because we are lucky enough to have 70 degree [...]
It’s the time of year for resolutions. So I resolved to finish planning our trip out west this summer. By “finish” I mean get started and get finished. All in one fell swoop. Apparently the National Park rangers like to be notified that you’re coming at least 6 months in advance or they won’t hold [...]