Hello Newman

Hello Newman

My friend Cathy is creative, compassionate and, like a lot of us these days, confined. As a result, she's gone a little squirrelly. She and her occasionally ornery friend Newman have provided all of us with a delightful distraction from all the angst 2020 has wrought. "This is Newman," she posted one day. "He is [...]

Duck Crossing

Duck Crossing

My neighborhood quacks me up. It would quack you up too if you wandered through. If it wasn't already the sweetest little corner of the world, now we have an official and highly entertaining duck crossing. Every morning just after dawn, and every evening just before dusk a large family or two (and a maiden [...]

Olde age

Olde age

Some days, I like to spell olde the archaic way because it feels like it should be a four-letter word. On Monday, I bent to retrieve a small bag of lunchtime veggies from the lowest shelf in our workroom fridge, and I tweaked my back. Crud-ite! As a result, I walked like a tiny old [...]