COPING WITH COVID

I must admit I am struggling to cope with COVID.  I know I’m not the only one.  My life actually turned upside down at the end of January 2020, when my husband broke his hip.  Because of the location of the break, the doctors decided to let it heal as you would a...

LETTER TO MY GRANDSONS

I know this COVID-19 thing is scary to you, it scares me, too.  Our lives have been disrupted.  If you’re like me, you’re angry about the change that has been forced on you.  I’m sad that I can’t give you a hug so we can comfort each other.  But I want to stay well so...

CRAPPY COVID COOKIES

Satisfying your sweet tooth while in self-imposed isolation can be a formidable proposition.  Because my husband has a chronic lung condition, we have opted to limit our contact to the outside world. We ran out of cookies the other day, so, rather than braving the...

SCAT, RACOON SCAT!

I hate to be such a complainer, but the raccoons are really driving me up the wall.  The devils have decided that my several hundred yards of walkways and pier are fair game for their scat.  Hey, we all have our bodily functions, and I don’t begrudge them a place to...

FLYMAGEDDON

Flymageddon is here!  House flies are besieging us, and we are bravely fighting back.  About two weeks ago, the vermin began to swarm around my automobile.  Despite trying to quickly slip in and keep the pests at bay, they managed to join me on trips to town.  Rolling...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR. SEUSS

Today is Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday. Mr. Geisel is known to most of us by his pen name, Dr. Seuss.  Geisel (1904-1991) was born in Massachusetts.  While he published over sixty books, the Cat in the Hat stands out for me. This was the first book I read, taking me...