the list(s)

January has arrived!

And ushering in with it is not only another New Year

but the many, many, many, scribbled lists of promises made.

(Usually tied to a resolution for permanent change.)

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

I have been reading, all across the cyber-sphere, the many, many, many lists.

For change.

For improvement.

For enlightenment. Continue reading “the list(s)”

if you hear an onion ring, answer it!


There’s a tidge of spring in the air.

And here in the Northeastern part of America we are holding a hopeful-breath that perhaps…

Punxsutawney Phil was WRONG!

(#gasp #poorphil)

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, officials said, prompting a declaration of six more weeks of winter. The groundhog is seen here at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Alex Wong/Getty Images

I am certain our local greenhouse departments are seeing a surge of individuals, strolling through the aisles with songs of ‘garden-planting’ dancing in their heads.  Of course, here along Lake Erie, no one dares to even consider planting any fragile plants into the earth until at the very earliest late May or early June. Continue reading “if you hear an onion ring, answer it!”

golden sandcastles

When I was little we had a sand-box in our backyard.


I LOVED our sandbox!  Every hour in that rectangular box brought me great JOY!

And I spent hours there.

Sometimes alone & sometimes with my sister

Happy little girls playing in a sendbox

and sometimes with the most recent stray-dog I’d brought home!

Continue reading “golden sandcastles”