Freedom to choose.

My friend said something so interesting to me a few weeks ago, “Never did I realize how important it could be which state you live in when a crisis hits.” Ya think? Texas has been under fire recently for lifting its mask mandate. Honestly, I don’t think we’ve ever had one for the entire state…

Our Cabernet Wine Tasting

As I was buying a bottle of Malbec yesterday for this week-end’s wine tasting, I realized I hadn’t written yet about last month’s Valentine’s Day Cabernet blind tasting! (Our monthly journey into wine education and sampling has become a”thing” we really look forward to.) It was a hilarious evening as my husband and I kicked…

The Covid Shuffle

Pop the champagne! The J&J vaccine is here! It’s time to shut up, line up, roll up your sleeve and gratefully accept whatever is offered to you. “So these vaccines, the three of them, are exactly the same and nobody should turn away from any of them, you should take it.” (Dr. Ali Mokdad, University…

Mask Wearing – 101

It’s been a year of Covid. I thought I had figured out all the dos and don’t, ins and outs..but I guess there’s always more to learn. Yesterday we were visiting my mom and I decided to sneak a cookie. I quickly lowered my mask to my chin each time I took a bite of…

Ring up a memory..

I finally realized the other day that the ringer on my i-phone wasn’t working. People would call, nothing would happen. I wish I could tell you this is my only complaint with the phone; it’s not– but no ringer is a BIG deal. I set out to fix the issue which included choosing a good…

The best intentions..

Like so many things in life, it started out as a simple idea. I thought I wanted a bird feeder. I have a hammock in my yard and had visions of myself swaying in the breeze.. binoculars in one hand, ice tea in the other..studying unusual species. I did some research and purchased a $40,…