Here comes the sun…

What is that? Is it a cat? a fur? a piece of driftwood? Would you have guessed an Eastern Grey squirrel? And if you guessed that it is sun tanning itself on one of our lawn chairs, then you’re 2 for 2. Many of you probably also have a pet that suntans itself. Look familiar? Maybe you… Continue reading Here comes the sun…

Strange days and how to face them…

It’s probably true that every generation can talk about the unprecedented events of their time. Given the current headlines, our time appears to be no exception. And when things are unprecedented, there is inevitably a degree of uncertainty. And when things are uncertain, there is inevitably a degree of trepidation, if not outright fear.  And… Continue reading Strange days and how to face them…

When all else fails…

Sometimes we let Sandy, our 10-year old small poodle, into the backyard (it’s fenced). Usually she scratches the door to be let in after about 10 minutes of exploring. Yesterday, after about 20 minutes, we could hear her barking in the distance – definitely not at the back door, where she usually stands and barks… Continue reading When all else fails…