Monthly Archives: August 2009

“Dogs are miracles with paws”

Appropriate to what are known as the “dog days of summer”, we invited some of our favorite canines to lunch yesterday, and told them it would be fine to bring their people along if they’d like. Isn’t it just like … Continue reading

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More angels.

I wrote yesterday about the various angels Dante encounters in Purgatory. It was apparently a snoozer, judging on the lack of comments and emails. As it turns out, the Divine Comedy is not exactly Comedy Central. We, however, were visited … Continue reading

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In Purgatory.

I cannot seem to get through Dante’s Purgatorio. Seven more Cantos loom, not to mention the queue of books I had planned to read by end of summer. Time does not simply fly, it whooshes past. What’s the hurry, I wonder? … Continue reading

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The good, the Mad and the ugly.

Ah, it was a beautiful morning. My new Keurig frother arrived, and in celebration, I made a cup of coffee topped with perfectly frothed foam in the gorgeous Raynaud cup Victoria’s mother brought me from Paris. Life is good! Polla Amiga … Continue reading

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More back to school, and small computer miracles.

Cousin Nick has matriculated at the United States Naval Academy. Nick hails from Sarasota, FL, where he distinguished himself as a tennis player and cellist. From what we’ve heard, he had a multitude of college choices, but chose the Naval … Continue reading

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Mother hen moment.

Summer is winding down – not that we’ve had much summer here. You should have seen the chickens’ faces when it actually started raining this morning! They are most definitely not ducks, that’s for sure. They stood stock still for … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner?

Anything but chicken, they say. Actually, I know they love hard-boiled eggs. I haven’t fed them any kind of cooked meat yet, but have read that chickens will eat chicken. Any port in a storm, right? Jessica joined us for … Continue reading

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