The hummingbird feeder is hung. The birdbath is filled. The hydrangea is blooming. And the office assistant is in place (but still not trained.) The summer office is open for business!
It’s the first Friday in June, so that means it’s time again for National Doughnut Day. I know two dogs who are very happy about that: Down Girl and Sit. (Yes, I know they’re not real. Just humor me.) In … Continued
Sometimes when I walk through the neighborhood, patterns begin to emerge. The trend I’ve been seeing lately can only mean one thing. There’s been a big sale at The Frog Flag Store. This neighbor obviously went to the store, too. … Continued
If it’s Tuesday, it’s time for Nancy Drews-day! That’s right, a new blog feature to celebrate the world’s most famous girl detective. Why? I owe so much of my writing career to Nancy Drew. The Nancy Drew books by Carolyn … Continued
So. Nikki finds box turtles in the back yard – and brings them into the house. At first I simply picked them off the den floor and put them out the front door. Surely a turtle with any sense would … Continued
Here’s Nikki when she first came to live with us. She was about 6 weeks old and deceptively cute. Now she is seven months old, and a 20-pound bundle of BAD. Don’t let this picture fool you. Do not look … Continued
Well, hello there. Welcome to the suburbs. Land of yard flags, mailboxes and squirrels. Birdbaths, swing sets and patio furniture. Dogs that are on leashes, and cats that aren’t. On my walks through the neighborhood, I find all kinds of … Continued