Category Archives: What’s New

Tuesday, January 3

It’s 2012! Christmas and New Year’s are come and gone. Had a lovely holiday filled to the brim with chocolate.  Daughter Anne came, we went to a fabulous Christmas Day dinner party and enjoyed our annual New Year’s Eve party … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 13

December. Freezing fog. Temperatures in the lowest 20’s. And no precipitation. On grey days it seems best to crawl back into bed and stay there. When the sun breaks through, then one can tackle the mounting list of things to … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 3

Well, the leaves are as high as an elephant’s eye. Not really. But they rake into a pretty big pile, and a few hours after the yard service left the ground was already well sprinkled with them. They’re still dropping … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 1

Wow! November came while I wasn’t looking! Still waiting for that day when leaves drop together from every tree in a gold and red curtain. I love that falling day. It’s like “Last chance to hit the ground, guys! Bet … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 1

It’s October, and starting out the month/season coolish and cloudy. Deserted by the work crew, we’re putting down rugs in the downstairs (missing one! Where on Earth. ..?), putting books in bookcases and otherwise unpacking boxes upon boxes. It’s really … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 27

We’re into Fall now, and I got hit by a falling acorn. Ouch! Square on the noggin. I usually know enough to sit under the patio umbrella. The ink-jet printer is working, but now the TV is beset with problems … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 20

What’s new? Brown leaves are falling from some of the oaks while other trees remain green.  Ominous? The acorn drop seems minimal this year, after last year’s barrage; it goes in a two-year cycle, bang-bang-bang on roofs and heads vs. … Continue reading

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