Monthly Archives: July 2011

Words from Terry Pratchett

Everything I read by TP makes me happy. Here’s an excerpt from “Lords and Ladies” “What is magic? Then there is the witches’ explanation, which comes in two forms, depending on the age of the witch. Older witches hardly put … Continue reading

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News that’s not good.

Rachel was evaluated in Houston at MD Anderson…top lymphoma hospital in the nation. The doc was ready and excited about calling together the research team to get her started on a trial drug.  The insurance company provided by MY place … Continue reading

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Awesome!!!

Holy crap, I overuse that word SO much. Could someone invent a new superlative for me, please? It’s been a busy, hot, exhausting and very fun week. The Ann Arbor Art Fair was wonderful. I didn’t buy much, some earrings, … Continue reading

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Is anyone listening?

The middle class hasn’t just borne the brunt of this recession; they’ve been dealing with higher costs and stagnant wages for more than a decade now. It’s just not right to ask them to pay the whole tab — especially … Continue reading

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The Cats (and other stuff) of Summer…

Our cats are having a wonderful summer. Gree and Eli have been sleeping on the back deck every day and night. They don’t come inside and they don’t wander out of the (ten acre) yard. Well, pooh. The picture of … Continue reading

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Yay!

The sky has opened up and we are getting the most magnificent downpour! It’s so dark! Looks like a good rainstorm, though and not scary stormy stuff….maybe….:) I don’t care. I LOVE scary stormy stuff! Wheee!

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Holy cow.

Speaking of “Just do it.” We got the second aquarium moved out of the living room. And I have emptied two entire bookshelves of crap. This is going to be an opportunity to get rid of a bunch. I’m serious! … Continue reading

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A Catch Up post. And it’s not a condiment.

I’ve really lost interest in the big box blog thing. Not forever, but I’ve been way too busy and it’s so hard to keep up. I’m going to throw a whole buncha stuff at ya in a Blog Stew. For … Continue reading

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My Medieval Profession…

How appropriate! Found on e2c’s blog….via Amy! You Are a Rat Catcher Not the most glamorous job in the world, but the Middle Ages weren’t exactly glamourous! You have the skills, intelligence, and craftiness to be a successful rat catcher. … Continue reading

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Little Tiny Mouse, Little Tiny Mouse…

Ken was out putting away some stuff in our lawnmower shed. To do so he had to move an old unused push mower. As he moved it a tiny mouse fell out. It was a baby, just barely getting black … Continue reading

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