Monthly Archives: December 2012

Currently reading: YOUR blogs

Thank you, WordPress bloggers, for filling my email inbox while I spent a week networking with the fine folks at who really did, free-for-nuthun’ FIX my computer with a great deal of patience, good will, and expertise! I have … Continue reading

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Finished my Christmas shopping

Finished my Christmas shopping tonight; and finished (I sincerely hope) resolving my computer’s “issues” thanks to a TON of support by very nice people in India who are employed by Microsoft. My computer’s issues were escalated to “Tier 2” and … Continue reading

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Christmas heirlooms

Nothing exciting to say tonight. I just wanted to share some of the ceramic Christmas items my mother made for me several years ago.

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How NOT to prune the family tree

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Marauding Squirrels

  Acrobatic squirrel on the walnut tree’s whirly-jig!   Porch-trashing squirrel on the railing! Squirrels live in my back yard for two reasons: 1.  To throw down, rip open, bury, lose, dig up,  eat, and make a general mess with … Continue reading

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A shared secret

My literary career began before I could read or write, and I suppose that Mother Goose may be partly to blame since I learned of rhyme and rhythm from the sing-song-y verses Mama read to me at bedtime. It’s the wanting to … Continue reading

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