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SPIDER INVASION A RESULT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

I’ve lived in the country for fifteen years. And, yes, spiders are always with us. However, this year they have invaded my space! I can’t walk in my yard or to my car without running into several tightly woven webs. I even drove to town the other day only to open the...

THE CONSEQUENCES OF OUR BEHAVIOR

 Many times, when we have a problem, we latch onto the first solution we uncover.  I found myself in that situation recently when icy weather hit.  I had gone up the steps of my office, which are Austin limestone, with no problem but later, when I was ready to leave,...

GOTTA HAVE IT!

Do you have something you’ve just gotta have this holiday season?  I had fun thinking about my obsessions from the past.  The first one I remember is a Shetland pony.  Fortunately, my parents were in control and the equine never materialized.  We lived in the suburbs...

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

PROCRASTINATION

Lately I’ve been dealing with procrastination when it comes to writing my novel.  I’ve found the perfect excuse to delay—working online jigsaw puzzles! I allow myself one puzzle of 150 mosaic pieces in the morning along with one online sudoku.  Then, I turn to the...

MR. RICKITY’S RE-DO

After three shows at the Round Top/Warrenton Antique Festival, Mr. Rickety, the table, had not been sold.  The problem was he had a hole in the top and he was, well, rickety.  My friend told me it wouldn’t hurt her feelings if Mr. Rickety found his way to my burn...

STUFF!

STUFF!  A tribute to mankind’s creativity and imagination.       Round Top – Warrenton Antiques Weekend, Texas fall 2017

STEREOTYPING SCORPIONS

One morning while fixing coffee, I felt something crawling on my leg.  A scorpion!  Panicked, I flipped it off and spent several minutes hunting it down and smashing it mercilessly with a paper towel until I was sure it was dead. Then, I got to thinking.  This...