MIA – Hibernation

Where have I been; in a cave, under a rock or in an igloo? Temperatures in the single digits keep the door closed. Howling wind and creaking windows cause me to pull the blankets closer as I mindlessly challenge myself at solitaire, or watch Netflix. Am I a bear in hibernation? This winter is no worse…

A Strange Year

Oct. 27, 2011 – I get a call from my daughter who’s in college near Albany, NY. “Mom it’s snowing!”, “You’re kidding, right?” I responded. A couple hours later we had a little snow dusting as well, just a little. Oct. 28, 2011 – We woke up to see that the grass & cars were…

Picasso Trees

My husband teaches art classes at several places. One location is Kimbal Jenkins Estate in Concord, NH, which is a very beautiful place to have an art school. We often go there for student & faculty shows as well. We went to a show last spring and a few days ago. Both times my husband…

The Shortcut

My daughter and I decided to take a shortcut through Vermont on Tuesday to get her back to college in upstate NY. She had come home that way several times with a friend, and we had gone that way the first time we visited the school. I was looking forward to a scenic mountain drive and…

Comic

Hurricanes – really?

First let me apologize to anyone living in an area hit full force by Irene who suffered serious damage or loss of a loved one. This post is not about those unfortunate people. This post is about Hurricanes and Newscasters. Why do they blow it way out of proportion? Honestly, it makes more trouble for…

ripening blueberries

Summer’s End

For some people summer may evoke memories of lazy days as a child idling the time away, flying kites & riding bikes, going to the park or the beach, or hanging out with friends. Oh wait, that was me as a kid. Summer was really hot (in Florida), we competed for the best tan. But…