Cozy Sleuths

Cozy Sleuths

Cozy Sleuths Darcy and her mother, Flora is her name, never wanted fortune and never asked for fame, But, somehow, mysteries find them, in one way or another, and danger is the neighborhood of Darcy and her mother. A lovely, sunny Sunday in the magic month of May, finds them getting ready for their Decoration […]

Snow!

Snow!

It’s snowing in NWArkansas. How much or for how long? Weather sort of does its own thing; sometimes predictable, sometimes surprising; so, we’ll just have to wait and see. I thought this might be a good time to post another snow poem. Whether your day is snowy or sunny or somewhere in between, I hope […]

Keeping the Hearth Fire Burning

Keeping the Hearth Fire Burning

  Maybe it’s because October is here and with its arrival, the promise of cooler weather. Crisp days and nights make me think of much chillier temps and that, of course, leads to the thoughts of the fireplace. So, why do I have a life-long love of fireplaces? Could it be because Irish ancestors sat […]

The Mystery of a Small, Gray Cat

The Mystery of a Small, Gray Cat

  This morning, a small gray cat is slipping quietly through my thoughts. I think of her often, D. C., the cat who was with us the longest. She was actually my son’s cat, but she and I understood each other. She could look at me and communicate that she would like a bite of […]

Not So Mysterious Manos Meadows

Not So Mysterious Manos Meadows

Where did I come up with the name Manos Meadows? Well, it’s like this. That was the name of our home and a few acres near Tahlequah. So, I keep that title because it reminds me of home. It was not a fancy place. But in June, honeybees buzzed around the hive in the pasture, […]

Don’t Mess With Second-Guessing Wisdom

Don’t Mess With Second-Guessing Wisdom

Wisdom is something we learn. We’ve all heard that hindsight is 20/20 vision. Right? So, why do we waste so much time looking back? Why is it so easy to be beset with the shoulda woulda coulda syndrome? If anything is a waste of time, it’s second-guessing, wishing we had made a different decision, a […]

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