Spring or Winter or Something Else?

Spring or Winter or Something Else?

Yesterday the temperature was not bad; it was windy, sort of like spring. Last night, a noisy thunderstorm blew in and now? Snow! The yards are covered with white. Will it continue? Only time will tell. It’s interesting to watch and snow always makes things prettier. It also makes driving more treacherous. Nemo left little […]

Dare to Be Your Unique Self

Dare to Be Your Unique Self

  Today is the birthday of A. A. Milne, creator of the beloved Winnie the Pooh series. His was an interesting life and, wonder of wonders, he was able to support himself and his family through his writing, almost right away. His story tells of his inspiration to create the poems and stories, the memorable […]

Together Again and Going Strong

Together Again and Going Strong

For the first time since last fall, the Cozy Critters met at my house yesterday. We had had a couple of luncheon meetings at a restaurant, but it was great to be together again, the coffee hot and bracing, the cookies close at hand. As it turns out, it was a better day weather-wise than […]

When the Weather Turns On You

When the Weather Turns On You

Remember the children’s story about the sun and the cold wind and the bet they had? An old man was trudging down the road in the wintertime and the wind, boisterous and braggy, bet the sun that he could blow the old man’s coat off whereas the sun didn’t have that power. So, he blew […]

An Altared Murder Case

An Altared Murder Case

For a couple of years, the Cozy Critters (my critique group) and I have talked about a cozy mystery where they are the principal players. So, I’ve finally gotten around to starting one. It’s just for fun; I don’t intend to send it to a publisher. And, I’ve narrowed the group of friends in this […]

A Small Dusting of Hope

A Small Dusting of Hope

The deck railing looked white under the porch light. What? Snow? Yes, snow. As far as I know, none was in the forecast, but we did get a dusting. Just a small scattering of white as winter flung its careless hand, but it was a nice surprise. Do you like to start the day with […]