That whooshing noise you heard? No, not that one, the other one. Yes, that’s right. After the tree came down. HUGE sigh of relief. Huge. And only the slightest of scratches to the garage roof. No biggie. For Sammy D. Thanks for the good thoughts!
Archive for April 2014
I know that the question “If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one there, does it make a sound?” is meant as a brain teaser. But I’m here to tell you: when you are getting ready for bed and you hear the most god-awful cracking and crashing noises, the kind that make your blood run cold, the answer is a resounding, “Yup.” Ironically, everyone in the neighbourhood heard the […]
When I was a girl, about once a month Mom would make a trip downtown to shop. Usually only I went along, sometimes all three of us kids were in tow. Her shopping list more often than not included shoes for me or one of my two brothers. She complained frequently how quickly we outgrew our wardrobe. Mom sewed most of our clothing, so we stopped by the fabric store, […]
My writing muscles are fatigued, so by way of keeping them gently active, I will participate in Cee’s “Share Your World” If you had to describe your day as a traffic sign, what would it be? At one time, my life was one detour after another. Lately, though, all systems are steady as she goes, full steam ahead. Nice and boring and no real drama. Unless I manage to manufacture some. Is […]
3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm Salmon coloured crystals of gmelinite from Pinnacle Rock, Nova Scotia, Canada I was particularly pleased to see the reflected surfaces on this piece after I downloaded the photos to my photo editor. Inspired by Jennifer’s One Word Photo Challenge
I promised Auntie Doris that I’d upload a photo of Buster Keaton for her. When I wrote the other day that I had a “thing” for Buster, she replied, I used to like that Buster Keaton. He had a knowing look in his eye, even when he had an innocent expression on his face… He wouldn’t have had to try more than three times if he had wanted to nail me! […]