Saturday, July 30, 2022

Terra Firma


          I’m supposed to be sitting in New Jersey right now. 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Woods and Words

Today was a heady combination of library, haircut, and gas – buying it, that is.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Trash and Mortality

When we lived at our house, rather than having garbage collection, we bought a dump sticker and hauled it all ourselves to the town transfer station, sometimes a social event of its own.

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Slow Cooker

      Maybe one more toasty day, and then the heat here in the North may break. I hope so. Otherwise, my golf game on Tuesday will be less like a stroll down a green fairway and more like the March to Bataan. 

Saturday, July 23, 2022


The visitors next door have left, judging by the missing big vehicle and the blessed quiet from their porch.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Another One Bites the Dust


Just when I was still basking in the warm glow of all my new stainless steel appliances. . . . 

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Tune-ups and Teeth

          We’ve always been fortunate in repair garages. Over the years, two different shops have each at one time or another sent us home rather than charge us for work we don’t need.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Monday, July 11, 2022

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Master Class


I’ve just finished one library book (The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths) and now I’m on to another, this one by Martha Grimes. As I plod on, writing the seventh chapter of my own book, passages like the following stop me in my tracks.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

A Good Walk


Yesterday began inauspiciously with sprinkles, but I pretended I didn’t see them and continued on my way to golf.

Sunday, July 3, 2022

Weekend Report

Outside of a neighbor’s tree crashing down at 7 a.m yesterday, we’re having a quiet Fourth.