Category Archives: whimsy

TO LIVE…TO BAKE ANOTHER DAY


One thing about me is that I never fear a challenge unless it involves live animals that have a tendency to bite…hard.   This has worked both ways for me. Sometimes I do okay, even surprise myself with my accomplishments. Other … Continue reading

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PICTURES WORTH A GAZILLION WORDS


Lucky me! I have some spectacular pictures from times past—family times. The one thing I have learned from them is critical. If you have family pictures, have the people in them identified as soon as possible and make sure each … Continue reading

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A GRASS FROM THE PAST


Four years ago, in July, I posted a piece on Marc’s Blog very similar to an edition I just posted prior to this one (about growing grass, the lawn type) …but I didn’t remember anything about the earlier posting until … Continue reading

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BITE ME


I bite my nails. There I said it. Maybe there should be an NBA for me to attend each week. No, not the National Basketball Association…I was referring to Nail Biters Anonymous, if such a thing exists. We could have … Continue reading

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COMING TO TERMS


I am not a grammar Nazi by any stretch of the sentence. Anyone who’s read my blog a few times will agree with that. But, But every once in a while something comes along that rustles my leaves into a … Continue reading

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THE RISING COST OF GREETINGS


I am amazed by the constant volume of greeting cards on display at those retailers that sell them.  I seriously doubt as many people send greeting cards as, say, 50 years ago.  Christmas cards are a great example. When I … Continue reading

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A MOUSE IN MY MOUTH


Ok, I know you are excited, me too.  It’s been a while since my need to rhyme stirred within me and forced out yet another compelling conglomeration of nonsense.  Hey, this stuff keeps me out of the nursing home and … Continue reading

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WANNA BE A SPORTS SUPERSTAR?


Have you ever dreamed about being a sports superstar?   I wound up going down this path after seeing all the media hoopla as the NFL draft approaches.  What sport do you think you would choose?  I let my imagination wander … Continue reading

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FEARING THE BOMB….AGAIN!


It’s been some time since I last settled my butt into my thinking chair on the back patio and actually did some thinking.  I’m not sure it was as much thinking as it was worrying that I wound up doing.  … Continue reading

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MY GRANDSON’S POEM


If you are a parent you no doubt have devoted some time management to the space on the refrigerator door.  Located here are the family art gallery, the kids’ literary archives and the photo shoots featuring trophies and medals won. … Continue reading

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