It may be grubby, but it’s home.

Home is …

where the DVRs record the shows we watch.

where the bed is comfortable and we can sleep.

where the dogs are … dirt and all.

where the furniture isn’t classy, but is back-friendly and lets me put my feet up so my ankles don’t swell.

where my stuff lives.


It’s grubby. Frayed at the edges. Dusty. Full of memories, hopes and dreams. It ain’t fancy, big, or likely to impress anyone. Lots of things need fixing, replacing, painting, cleaning.

For all that, it’s incredibly comfortable. It has soft edges and inviting places to sit and rest. The roof don’t leak … and most of all,  it’s ours.

Categories: Blackstone Valley, dogs, Gallery, Garry Armstrong, Home, Photography

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18 replies

  1. A fact of life — homes need attention and repair! Yours is comfortable and works for/with you!


  2. It’s a nice home Marilyn, I would call it “comfy chic”.


  3. Yes — it’s called HOME for a reason!
    And it looks very inviting and comfy to me. And the dogs….


  4. Those last two words are so important. For people like us on low incomes if you don’t have a home of your own life is so much harder. Trying to pay rent, feed yourself, keep warm and clean is almost impossible on a low income here and I know it is the same for you in the USA probably worse. Too many people become homeless for no fault of their own even if they work.


  5. The place where you feel comfortable


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