A Hodgepodge Medley of This and That

A Hodgepodge Medley of This and That

A Little of This, a Little of That, Mixed Together Into a Chatty Hodgepodge¬† A low, steady roar greeted me as I opened the door this morning. It will continue, non-stop for the next four days. That sound comes around every year, just like the changing season. It’s the sound of thousands of motorcycles in […]

Some Place to Go, Something to Do

Some Place to Go, Something to Do

I’ve never seen this before! A group of four doves ambles slowly across the driveway. Do they have some place to go? Do they have a chore in mind? Are they looking for something? I hope they know there are cats in the neighborhood and are watchful. And, I? Do I have some place to […]

The Lovely Gift of Listening

The Lovely Gift of Listening

Listening to someone, really listening and hearing what she says, can be the best gift you can give, and it doesn’t cost a dime, just a bit of your time. Recently, a friend suffered through a traumatic event. She mentioned it in our conversation and I told her how sorry I was and how glad […]

What Lurks in the Dark and Dusty Depths?

What Lurks in the Dark and Dusty Depths?

Reaching into the dark and dusty depths behind the garage shelf, my fingers touched something. Pulling it out, I discovered a tiny, red garden glove that had been Sara’s many years ago. Cleaning out my garage is a dirty job but somebody has to do it and Nemo isn’t volunteering. That leaves–me! So far, about […]

When the Sun Shines, It Shines for Everyone

When the Sun Shines, It Shines for Everyone

The title of this blog is a quote by Ziggy Marley. This was one of the contributions Carolyn brought to Wednesday’s meeting. She also brought a lot of other things, as you will see. Long before the Cozy Critters arrived, the table was set, candle lit, coffee made, candy in little serving dishes. All was […]

Do You Know Who You Are?

Do You Know Who You Are?

Who is coming today? Why, the Cozy Critters! The coffee pot will be on, the hundred-year old table will be waiting. I look forward to hearing what Jane, Peg, Carolyn, and Nancy have been reading or writing or painting. They will definitely liven up this old house of mine. As I looked at past blog […]