The master log. Everything, including the kitchen sink. A hot mess. My life. I love it. Most posts here are also in another category.

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Morning

Each morning I slip out of bed early. Lou-dog pads silently out of the room with me, leaving Buck to roll over in the warm space, hug my pillow, and dream a while longer. The cedar and sage scent from a bar of soap greets me, a reliable standing stone symbol. Dried peonies hang over…

Generous Friends

The two weeks before Roy and Bette came to visit Buck and me was one of the more miserable chapters in our lives together, something unexpected and generally unimportant that made a hell of an impact: we both got the flu. No, we don’t take flu shots. Haven’t for more than 35 years. Haven’t had…

The Silent Patient: a review (spoiler alert)

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides My rating: 2 of 5 stars I listened to Mr. Michaelides novel via an audio version. I wanted to like it more than I did. To me, the narrator, Theo, is unsympathetic from the jump. The idea that two psychotherapists with personal links to the “silent patient” are at…

A Lovely Native Blooms

It’s 29 degrees here this morning. “Here” is near Pensacola, in what is called “the Panhandle” of Florida because of it’s long, narrow shape attaching to the rest of the state. We’re even in a different time zone: Central, while most of the state is in Eastern. Causes all sorts of aggravation for the citizens…

My last post here was in the third week of October, 2018, so I’m pretty sure that’s when I lost my balance and fell down an unexpected rabbit hole. There’s no time to tell the tale today, but as you can see by the change in this blog’s title, something is definitely up. Stay tuned:…