Moose-capade

Every Christmas for the 20 years we have been together, Ric has threatened to decorate the front yard (or roof) with a herd of reindeers. Every year, I offer up an emphatic NO! This year, our Ukrainian guests got in on the fracas. They seem to be amused by how easily he baits me. Entertainment […]

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Lucky Bird

As much as he hoped, Tom’s invitation to Thanksgiving dinner never came. Lucky Tom. Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends!

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Setting the Mood

Slowed down by illness, I am craving artistic expression, but with 4-year-old boys in the house there is no safe place to art. On top of that, since the computer crash, I have not yet been able to retrieve my photographs or writing. So… I have been playing with the few photos, and stock photos […]

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Last Laugh

Fourteen-year-old Alina thinks I’d look better with her hair colour. It was good for a laugh. (For Bushboy’s Last on the Card)

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The Reclusive Writer

Should you choose to visit, you’ll be received with old-fashioned charm – ours is a simple cottage: furniture well-worn, muted hues to warm you, and a kettle always brewing. Clutter attests to our relaxed lifestyle, welcoming you to kick back and relax. Weather permitting, we’ll sit out back, surrounded by a forest of mature trees […]

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Old Dog, New Tricks

This old dog is determined to learn something new, so I’ve been practicing drawing faces. If nothing else, it’s fodder for laughter. The featured image is me, sans lunettes. I ran it through a digital filter to de-emphasize the amateur quality. The drawing below is my husband from a photograph. When I showed it to […]

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Mayhem at the Happy Valley Motor Inn and Resort: Review

Fellow blogger, Leslie Noyes (Praying for Eyebrowz) has a quirky style that often brings a smile, so I was curious when she published a book to know if I’d have the same response. I put Mayhem at the Happy Valley Motor Inn and Resort on my Amazon wish list and was excited when the 490 […]

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