Courtroom Kerfuffle


Today, Steve and I had to spend some times in small claims court, thanks to a former customer of his that has gone off the deep end two years after the job was done.  Anyway, I made a few observations while I sat in the back row of the courtroom as we waited for the … Continue reading Courtroom Kerfuffle

Object Lesson (Weekly Photo Challenge)


I was intrigued by the subject of the Weekly Photo Challenge:  Object.  My husband and I, and our cats, enjoy having bird feeders and bird houses in our yard.  We try to keep track of the different feathered fancies that make a stop for something to eat or a bit of shelter. This picture, taken … Continue reading Object Lesson (Weekly Photo Challenge)

Tests (and Measurements)


When I went to college I intended to become an elementary school teacher.  I honestly believed that I was going to graduate, get a teaching job back in my hometown, and retire happily having taught for 30 years as a beloved elementary school teacher.  As those of you who know or follow me, .  However, … Continue reading Tests (and Measurements)

Right (Write) Now


The Daily Prompt: Write Here, Write Now.  (Since I'm not in the frame of mind to)Write a post entirely in the present tense (I'm going with the) Photographers, artists, poets: show us NOW.  When I read this prompt the very first thing that came to mind, was this picture of my granddaughter, Coco.  I took … Continue reading Right (Write) Now

BFF’s, What Have They Done for You Lately?


Our Daily Prompt today:  BFF's, What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned from the person you’re the closest to? One BFF?  One lesson? I can't imagine there being just one, or a most important one--there have been SO many!  If I have to narrow it down, though, the lessons are these: Listen, listen, listen; and … Continue reading BFF’s, What Have They Done for You Lately?

Be a Good Girl and Do What the Doctor Says


Be a good patient and just do what the doctor tells you.  For some reason, I've always believed that the doctor knows best.  If the doc says to do something, I do it; the white coat and pretty diploma from the prestigious medical school, are indications that they know what they're doing--at least more than … Continue reading Be a Good Girl and Do What the Doctor Says

Three’s Company


The cold (okay, bitter cold) we've been enjoying of late, reminds me of the year's I lived in northern New England; and some days I actually miss it! I may have mentioned before that I lived in New Hampshire for a few years. While I was there I spent about a year living with my … Continue reading Three’s Company