Because no one wants a sticky steering wheel..

I can’t say I’m sure how much longer we will be religiously using hand-sanitizer every time we pop back into the car, but I have a feeling it’s a habit that’s going to be with us for a while. Accordingly, and in an effort not to completely ruin the steering wheel of my car, I…

Dingbats

The term Dingbat was first used as a name for an alcoholic beverage back in 1838. It wasn’t until around 1905 that it was used to describe a foolish person. I thought about this word as I was reading the latest installment of super scary revelations about COVID that literally involves bat sh*t.. otherwise known…

Music to my ears..

A strange and beautiful thing happened this week-end. I went outside to sit on our back porch and immediately became aware of the most delightful sounds of children laughing and squealing; our neighbors were having a birthday party for one of their kids. I closed my eyes as I swung in our hammock chair; joyful…

The Power of Home.

Our Havanese has always been a lousy walker..unless she’s headed home. From the time she was a puppy, she’d be all passive aggressive on the leash..pulling back, refusing to move, demanding to be carried, unless we were heading home..then it was full speed ahead! That’s the power of home.. be it our residence, our town,…

Sunny side up!

I gave my mom a big hug and a kiss on Mother’s Day..the first in over a year. Driving home from her house my husband and I thought back to those initial dark days in 2020 when we would deliver food to her garage fully decked out in masks and latex gloves, wiping down all…

Heads Up!

Last night I read an article about the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic and that it was quite likely the result of an accident at a Chinese lab. This is not a new assertion of course, but the source was a (supposedly classified) report from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Department of Energy’s biodefense…