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My Extraordinary Storybook Life

Like 45 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move … Read More »

North by Northwest (ish)

A trip to Alaska made suspenseful with Hitchcockian accents.

Signs of Spring

Like 27 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It’s 38 degrees today. It’s 13 days into the month of April, and it’s 38 degrees today. I would look for daffodils or … Read More »

The Pilliated Woodpecker

Like 3 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 I’ve never been a bird-watcher.   I’ve seen birds, I’ve taken pictures of birds, I’ve even watched a few birds, but I’ve never … Read More »

What have I done?

For 60+ years, my husband avoided getting a massage. Again and again I tried to persuade him to have a massage. What was I thinking?

10 Reasons why you haven’t heard from me lately…..

Sometimes events get in the way of life. In my case, dirty cameras, distractions and shellfish allergies rendered me helpless. Sigh.

My ABC Thanksgiving

Like 3 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Quickly, quickly.  I need to get this posted so I can begin thinking about Christmas!!! The easiest way to tell you about our … Read More »

The Odd a’ Sea – The end of the saga

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 0 “Circe, that great and cunning goddess, sent us a fair wind that blew dead aft and stayed steadily with us keeping our sails … Read More »

The Odd a’ Sea – The Final Week

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 0 “Do not tell her all that you know perfectly well yourself. Tell her a part only, and keep your own counsel about the … Read More »

The Odd a’ Sea – Days 14 thru 21 (otherwise known as Week 3)

Another leg on America’s Great Loop. A few days in Mobile before hitting the ocean.