Monthly Archives: February 2017

Birds of a feather.

Just when I was thinking that I might not┬áhave the best husband in the world. (Background: he is balking at recovering some twenty-year-old furniture. Some chairs that are tattered to ribbons. Shredded from age and shedding their nether parts every … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, All Things Poultry | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Buckets and buckets and buckets!

Just when it seems your prayers are never heard, the skies just open up and the benisons pour out. Yesterday it was a torrent, a deluge of blessings to soothe our long California drought. It rained. Oh how it rained! … Continue reading

Posted in Animal/Vegetable/Mineral, Spoiled Pets | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Shelf Life: Reading Retrospective, Finale.

That sound? Sometimes it ticks and tocks, sometimes it whooshes. It was another year, flown by, and me no closer to my goal of reading EVERYTHING. I am as guilty as anyone of reading fluff, ephemera, and the National Enquirer … Continue reading

Posted in Music/Art/Literature/Culture | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Shelf Life: Reading Retrospective, Part 5

Nothing good can come from trying to read in a car. And I have the queasy memories to prove it. Among them, “I’m hot, Mom”, moaned my then seven-year-old son, who had surreptitiously hauled a stack of books into the … Continue reading

Posted in Music/Art/Literature/Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment