BASE BEAST IN A SMALLISH TOWN – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Base Another week has run away. Left me in the dust. Maybe it's just me, but time seems to have sped up and each time I look up, a week, two weeks, a month is gone. Garry is running errands and I'm at home. With the dogs who obviously wish Big Daddy … Continue reading BASE BEAST IN A SMALLISH TOWN – Marilyn Armstrong

IN THE AIR AS SPRING ARRIVES – Marilyn Armstrong

Someone wrote that the weather is perfect for being outside. "Not too hot, not too cold, and the bugs aren't in full attack mode." Or something like that. People who don't live here don't "get" our bugs. We don't just have insects. We have hordes of insects with jaws and stingers. Tiny ones that get … Continue reading IN THE AIR AS SPRING ARRIVES – Marilyn Armstrong

RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD, GARDEN, CAR, BIRDS, SQUIRRELS … Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Raindrops It has been raining more in the past few months than in any other months in the history of weather records, which is more than 200 years. April was the rainiest month ever recorded. Surprisingly, I don't have a lot of rain pictures because I got pretty sulky about … Continue reading RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD, GARDEN, CAR, BIRDS, SQUIRRELS … Marilyn Armstrong

WORDS ARE WEAPONS – Marilyn Armstrong

  "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can never hurt me." It's an old childhood chant, a miserably inadequate defense against bullies and bigots when one is small and powerless. It was oft-repeated, not only by us, the little victims but by parents, teachers and other wise counselors. It was supposed to … Continue reading WORDS ARE WEAPONS – Marilyn Armstrong