Trial run

Clearly, I don’t understand the concept that a Mulligan is a one-time redo, not a two-week hiatus. Bygones… Dani’s updates are encouraging. During the day, she’s letting me closer without running away. At night I’m still her side chick, and if she feels particularly anxious and Mister isn’t around, she does look for comfort and […]

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Longhand

For several years, I’ve kept a Bullet Journal. The format has changed a lot. I started with a layout that was rudimentary and stark, soon morphing it into something that would take me a few hours to set up each week’s pages. I used sticker, and colored pens and highlighters, elaborate graphics, page tabs. I […]

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Fore!

I declare Thursday as my NaBloPoMo mulligan.  Mulligan – golf term: the chance to replay one’s last shot; a do-over for a badly hit shot. Sat down about 7 o’clock to watch the news and next thing I knew it was 2 a.m. I’m like a shark. If shark stops swimming, it drowns and dies. […]

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Voted onto the Island

I’ve mentioned our Misfit Toys before – our menagerie of rescue dogs and cats, the each came to us with some sort of physical, or in Dani’s case, psychological challenges.  Asta is our mini Lab mix. She joined our troupe while recuperating from surgery to repair a broken leg and pelvis. She had been hit […]

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Idle Hands

I have few hobbies. I like to take photographs, read and crochet. My aunt taught me how to make Granny Squares when I was around ten, since then I’m mostly self-taught. If only the internet and Pinterest were around when I was a kid… Since first reports about COVID19 in January, then the subsequent “shelter […]

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Day trips

  Time for another Dani the Rescue Dog update. She is still progressing, getting a little less scared as time goes on. Mister is still her favorite, though I am slowly inching up her “Not a Bad Hooman” list. She will stand up and take a treat from my hand. I don’t have to lay it […]

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