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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Zombie Tree

Because I adore her and want to grow up to be her, I agreed to join Melisa’s NaBloPoMo game. (“Agreed” is a misnomer. I got called out.) If you’re unfamiliar with NaBlo… hell, National Blog Posting Month, the gist is that you write every day of November, and post those musings either to your blog […]

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A purple thumb

A while back, months really, my Mister built me a compost bin. I was diligent about saving kitchen scraps to feed the pile. The problem came in that in Florida, any fresh produce, even peels and the other bits you cut off the parts you want to eat will draw fruit flies… in a matter […]

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A long anticipated photo hike

Last month I received an early birthday present… a new digital camera. My old camera was bonked, unusable, and had been for months… possible a year or more. The battery latch was broken and duct tape apparently is not the universal fix. Long discontinued, camera replacement parts weren’t available. Fortunately, my new camera and my […]

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