LIVING A CALAMITOUS LIFE

Discounting failed marriages and bad investments, both of which count as major disasters, most of life's problems are little things. Dinners burnt. Stuff you meant to pick up at the grocery, but forgot. Appointments missed. Fender benders, dents, dings, and forgotten oil changes. Tires that got old too fast. Appliances that stop working before you finish paying for … Continue reading LIVING A CALAMITOUS LIFE

THE BELL TOLLS – IT’S DINNERTIME!

If there's one universal truth about life on earth, it's that all that lives -- plant or animal -- eats. From the birds in the sky and the Christmas cacti in the dining room, to the ants who annually invade my kitchen -- it's dinnertime. Ask the dogs. Gibbs has been with us just a month, but before he had been here two days, … Continue reading THE BELL TOLLS – IT’S DINNERTIME!

FENCES AND GATES: CEE’S BLACK AND WHITE CHALLENGE

I've always loved taking pictures of gates and fences. There are so many different shapes and materials. Some are merely decorative while other are formidable, intended to keep the world away. This week, Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge (CB&W) topic is all about Fences and Gates, as simple as a barbed wire fence to a fence that forms a … Continue reading FENCES AND GATES: CEE’S BLACK AND WHITE CHALLENGE