Monday, May 31, 2021

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Cold and Naked

After patting myself on the back for remembering to switch the heating system from winter to summer, I’m regretting my efficiency.

Monday, May 24, 2021

The Scent of Spring

The temps around here have been as erratic as those of a 55-year-old woman.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

In some version of the 1950s Clean Plate Club, I still find it hard to put aside a book, half-read.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Just a Game

     In the delightfully casual golf league I belong to in Florida, members routinely take do-overs, move their balls with abandon, only count swings that actually connect with the ball, or, like Betty – one of my favorites there – don’t even keep score at all. And everyone is just fine with that.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Shear Conundrum

As of 10:28 this morning, things are going to get pretty hairy around here. Or, at least one thing will.

Monday, May 10, 2021

It's the little things

     So, in a rare burst of housewifery, I was cleaning the basement bathroom sink: 

Friday, May 7, 2021


     Never mind the last post - now that we’ve settled in, life has speeded up a little and feels a bit less aimless than in Florida, where life is simpler and household tasks are no more taxing than taking out the trash or driving through the car wash.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021