- From the Seedy Part of Town
- Must Not Give Up!
- If I Only Had a Picture
- Home: January 15, 2008
- Miss you, Dad!
- Another Graduation in the Can!
- Weekly Challenge Post #2: Curves (in Seattle)
- Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves
- More FUNna!
- Deer Fence
- A Feeble Fable
- You seem a bit unapproachable today . . .
- The Flora and the FUNNa at Descanso Gardens
- Thought for the Day: Water, the New Ice Cream
- Call It Art
- Nature’s Hallelujah!–A Hummingbird Story
- Outside My Office Window
- Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright
- Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting
- Telephone Booth!!!!
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Category Archives: Writing
One spring, there was a mama and a daddy. As this story begins, daddy is gone about his business–just off doing what daddy hummers do. The mama fashioned a nest out of spiders’ webs and this and thats, filaments of … Continue reading
Should I ask her? I usually don’t go for the tall ones, but her beauty is staggering. Excuse me, mademoiselle? Hmm, may I have this dance? I assume her delicate and feminine silence is a yes. Ah, the music, heavenly. … Continue reading
It is a day to stay indoors. I joked in my last post about the wind, but we have been having really strong blow-the-party-patio-umbrellas-out-of-the-neighbor’s-yard type winds! But today is the wildest of all! Gusts up to 70-80 mph. For those … Continue reading
I feel sappy happy! I rescued a wee purple finch today (or it may be a house finch). Okay, I may have contributed to his injury in the first place since I coax him and kin into my yard to … Continue reading
And I really did not buy these beauties, but I strongly considered it! Aren’t they cute? They took me down memory lane. My mom used to get hundred’s of wee chicks like this at a time and raise then from … Continue reading
The dusting of snow on the windowsills shifted back and forth with soft winter breathings. There was no storm in the air as a pale gauzy sun descended behind the horizon, only a chill skimming fields laid out ivory with … Continue reading
I want to think I am a thankful person. I’ve read that Voskamp book, and I’ve gotten to #81 of my 1000 gifts recorded. (Started in July.) Okay, so I’m not doing so well. There are some genes hidden somewhere … Continue reading
I used to do mall-walking exercise a long time ago, but I gave it up for chocolate. Since I’m on my renewed exercise kick, in addition to resistance training at Curves, I decided this morning to go do a couple of … Continue reading
. . . minus the roses. I had an appointment with the dermatologist today. I had a couple of spots I figured needed to be frozen off, which would not be unusual for the whitest woman in America. I had a new … Continue reading