Dinner by Candle Light

Last week we enjoyed a romantic candle lit dinner.  No special occasion, it wasn’t planned, just sort of spontaneous, Ok the power went out, but still.   I was busy warming up New’s Eve leftovers when the lights flickered, hmmm that’s…

Good Riddance 2020

Fleetwood Mac never sounded so good - the chorus from Don’t Stop really resonates today. Don't stop thinking about tomorrow Don't stop, it'll soon be here It'll be better than before Yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone Have we…

Christmas Cookies

If everyone loves Christmas cookies,  why don’t we make little green leprechaun cookies for St. Patrick's Day or turkey cookies for Thanksgiving, bunnies would be perfect for Easter?  I guess they are just a special because it is Christmas.…

Wine for Two

My daughter, Tricia, gave us a most unusual gift.  On the first of December she arrived with a large box, an Advent wine collection .  What fun, we get twenty-four days of wine tasting!  The box has round punch out holes in the top indicating…

It's A Waste

Even at the risk of being pelted with Dasani bottles, I admit to being a skeptic about recycling.  Oh, I do my part, depositing the junk mail in a basket and saving frozen pizza boxes, not the sticky take out kind, cheese and pepperoni being…

The Shopping Cart Theory

There are few things more maddening than pulling into what appears to be a vacant parking spot only to discover some nincompoop abandoned their cart there.  I ran across this short article on the Shopping Cart Theory the other day. It provides…

The Days Of Our Lives

I made my annual trip to find the perfect wall calendar for next year.  Ours hangs on a handy hook in the pantry, perfect for a quick glance  when we grab the coffee in the morning.   I'm sure the younger generation is happy to use their…

If

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day, complaining about laying awake at night worrying about all the things I shouldn’t have said.  The prompt response was ‘you must not get much sleep at all’. That was just plain mean, but…

Fun Facts for Election Day

Election Day is just around the corner.  How about some fun election facts, these are courtesy of Readers Digest and Google. Of course I had to add my two cents worth. Cartoonist Thomas Nash is credited with creating both the Republican…

Snake Tails

Every  morning I load up the bird feeder with assorted seeds for our feathered friends that share our backyard.  Walking down the narrow path with the bird feeder and Daisy I spotted what looked like a four foot long snake.  I’d like to…