IT’S SOOO COLD AND THE BIRDS WERE HUNGRY! – Marilyn Armstrong

The meteorologists said it was going to get super cold and it got super cold! I woke up early this morning. My back and I were having an unfortunate relationship. There was no point in fighting to sleep anymore. I wasn't going to sleep. I couldn't find any comfortable position, so I gave up and … Continue reading IT’S SOOO COLD AND THE BIRDS WERE HUNGRY! – Marilyn Armstrong

DOG DISCRIMINATION – BY ELLIN CURLEY

The TSA uses about 1200 dogs at airports to screen passengers and baggage. These dogs are from seven breeds, two of which have pointy ears, including German Shepherds. But four out of five of the recent additions to the canine corps have droopy ears. Why? Because the TSA decided, purely anecdotally, that people generally view … Continue reading DOG DISCRIMINATION – BY ELLIN CURLEY

THE DAIRY FARM AROUND THE BLOCK – Marilyn Armstrong

As 2019's first major winter storm closes in, memories of summer seemed in order, not to mention a recipe for one great and classic cake. Garry wanted pound cake for which I needed eggs. Our half-and-half was going "off." With pound cake, we obviously will want coffee, hence we need fresh half-and-half. I wanted new pictures; Garry needed a photo airing … Continue reading THE DAIRY FARM AROUND THE BLOCK – Marilyn Armstrong

READING THE SERIES AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong

Many of my favorite authors aren't writing much these days. In some cases, like Jim Butcher, they seem to be trying to figure out where to go with the series. In others, they ended a series and haven't quite found another that works. Yet. And some of them are getting on in years and aren't … Continue reading READING THE SERIES AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong