Lucky Dawg rules my house. I adopted her one cold rainy February evening when someone put her out on the highway and told her to sink or swim. I came along and picked her up – flea bag that she was – riddled with heart worms and hungry.
I spent $400 to get rid of the heart worms and told her she had to eat Wal-Mart or generic dog food for the rest of her life. She knew better. I now buy hot dogs and toast them in the microwave for her daily treats. Continue reading
Do not pass go or take a ride on the Reading. Go directly to the last post entitled “Time Out for Maintenance” and read Ann Gilbert’s comments. They are delicious! Continue reading
I’m going to have some signs printed up for my door that say “Temporarily Closed for Maintenance.”
On Saturday, the most delightful rain set in to replenish the thirsty soil in my garden. There was nothing much else to do but catch up on some seriously overdue interior maintenance. If you’re envisioning a bunch of dusting, polishing and vacuuming, fahgeddaboudit! I wouldn’t spend such a delicious day doing such menial tasks. Continue reading
- Polly put the kettle on,
We’ll all have tea.
- — Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge (1841)
My resolution for August is to drink more tea – particularly the green variety. Frankly, I don’t like the taste of green tea – or any hot tea in general – but I once developed a taste for tequila which is the vilest form of beverage known to man. Certainly I can develop a love of green tea in the interest of better health. Continue reading