A LADDER ON THE DECK – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Chutes and Ladders Someone left the ladder on our deck, probably whoever last looked at my chimney. This made taking the pictures today a lot easier than usual. Just a quick step onto the back deck, startling a few birds and scaring a squirrel back into the trees. You can … Continue reading A LADDER ON THE DECK – Marilyn Armstrong

SHRIMP SKIMP – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Skimp "What is this?" she asked him as he portioned out dinner on the plates. "Hot and sour Chinese fried shrimp," he said proudly. "I sense the Chinese part, although as hot and sour goes, it's not really that," she commented, "But where is the shrimp? And for that matter, are we … Continue reading SHRIMP SKIMP – Marilyn Armstrong

FLOWERS AND GETTING LOST – Marilyn Armstrong

Flowers, but lost - FOTD – May 9, 2019 It was a gorgeous, perfect spring day today. Warm and full of bright sunshine. As we left the house this morning (it's a 2-hour drive into Boston), I noticed that we had squirrels glued to both feeders in the back. I would normally have gone back … Continue reading FLOWERS AND GETTING LOST – Marilyn Armstrong

THE RETURN OF BELL BOTTOMS – Marilyn Armstrong

When I look back at what I miss from my old days, mostly, I miss the pants. The wide bell bottoms were the most flattering jeans I ever wore. They made my legs look longer and my hips narrower. From 1969 and for the next few years, fashion and I were simpatico. It was the … Continue reading THE RETURN OF BELL BOTTOMS – Marilyn Armstrong