There’s a sucker born every minute!

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P.T. Barnum is credited with this great phrase and today I was granted a meeting with someone who thought I was that sucker. My story starts with solar panels. Or, more specifically, a solar panel salesman. Here’s what happened. I … Continue reading

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Sitting Ducks

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I get the whole circle of life thing. I saw the Lion King. But Disney wasn’t telling me the truth. Oh sure, they made the animals look sweet, showing Simba and all the juicy animals frolicking on the African plains, … Continue reading

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Merry Merry

For those of you who celebrate the Yule season, blessed Yule. For those of you who celebrate Christmas, Merry Christmas. For those of you who celebrate Hanukkah, blessed Festival of Lights. For those of you who just happen to love … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday!

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Yup. Today, December 9th, is my birthday. All day! Actually, I celebrate the entire week before the 9th and a day or two after, but hey, it is all about me, you know? The festive mood on the river isn’t … Continue reading

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Get your collective butts in gear!

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It’s November. Okay, yes, I know. In my last post, I pretended October was, in fact, August. Just call me the Queen of Denial. Thanks to Pam Tillis, I’ve seen the light. Actually, I’ve seen the dark. The turning back … Continue reading

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Denial

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I refuse to accept the truth. Therefore, I will live in a state of denial. Care to join me? It’s hard to believe summer is ending. How did Labor Day get here so quickly? Wasn’t it yesterday that I posted … Continue reading

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Pardon my language….

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….but I’m fucking mad!! (Spoiler alert: swearing ahead.) And I feel like punching the asshole CEO of Rust-Oleum right in his fucking nose. (This will be an unladylike post. Apologies.) You may remember my post about refinishing my deck. Well, … Continue reading

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Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

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Hey Henry, Happy Belated Birthday. July marked the two hundredth birthday for Thoreau; July 12, to be exact. And since he loved meandering along the Concord River, I thought I’d start this post with a nod his way. Plus, the … Continue reading

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The Five Senses of Summer

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It’s Midsummer’s Eve! The most wondrous night of the year (according to me) and since tomorrow marks the beginning of Summer, there’s no better time to celebrate her wonders. The Tastes of Summer What does Summer taste like? She tastes … Continue reading

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I know in my heart it is June.

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A Summer’s Day Black bees on the clover-heads drowsily clinging, Where tall, feathered grasses and buttercups sway; And all through the fields a white sprinkle of daisies, Open-eyes at the setting of day. Oh the heaps of sweet roses, sweet … Continue reading

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