What I see when I'm looking for something else.

The Real Story of the Cat, the Dog and the Rabbit

Have you seen the email that asks you to figure out the combined weights of a Cat, a Dog and a Rabbit? This is the kind of email I would … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 18 Comments

Responding to Adversity

Snow in September – once the shock and sadness wore off, I started looking at the lighter side. You’d like to eat on the patio? How about this nice table … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 26 Comments

And It’s Snowing

The first snow of the season is more than mildly inconvenient. It is often accompanied by below freezing temperatures, and that brings an end to the growing season of the … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 43 Comments

Hail – An Abrupt End to the Veggie Garden

I’ve planted a vegetable garden just about every year of my adult life.  Some years the produce is bountiful. I get so many zucchini that people who come to visit … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 28 Comments

Photo Challenge: The Zigzag Stitch

  Do you have a sewing machine? What is the first brand name that pops into your mind when you think about the zigzag stitch? If you said Singer – … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 7 Comments

Canada Thistle – Success Breeds Contempt

There is no denying the beauty of the flowers of the  Canada Thistle. Unfortunately, the plant’s prickly nature and highly successful ability to propagate, have caused it to be labeled … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 12 Comments

Photo Challenge: Sea Glass Containers

Brown and White Sea Glass – I found these tumbled shards of glass on beaches in and around Vancouver, BC, Canada. They were probably once containers (brown and white bottles) … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 21 Comments

Chocolate: Here Today, Gone Today!

In the beginning, the Lord created chocolate, and he saw that it was good. Then he separated the light from the dark, and it was better. – Unknown – Strength … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 26 Comments

Vanity – Sizing and Metrics

Many years and houses ago – there was an odd looking dog living near us. She was a cross between a basset hound and a shepherd. Her name was Katie. … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 17 Comments

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