DERAILING ARE US – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Yes! We Derail! I moved to Massachusetts in 1988, one year after returning from Israel. Garry and I already had a "thing" and I thought he would collapse from exhaustion if he kept driving back and forth every weekend or two from Boston to Long Island. With the help of friends … Continue reading DERAILING ARE US – Marilyn Armstrong

BIRD DU JOUR – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Open Topic We've been so busy trying to capture the foliage before it disappears I've had little time to shoot the birds. But also, we don't have the number of birds we had last year. Fewer than half and many groups of birds are just gone. I keep hoping they'll be … Continue reading BIRD DU JOUR – Marilyn Armstrong


Buff has lately come to mean "handsome guy." For me, it's wood finishing. Especially the kind of sandpaper or buffing cloth I need to get the wood as silky as I can. I used to do a lot of that sort of thing before my son grew up and took away all my tools because … Continue reading PASS THE SANDPAPER. I’M BUFFING. – Marilyn Armstrong

SEVEN GOOD READS – Rich Paschall

Books I Remember, by Rich Paschall Recently a friend posted this to my facebook feed: I have accepted the challenge from (a friend) to post the cover of 7 books I love. The challenge is one cover a day for 7 days. No explanations, no reviews, just the cover. Let’s promote literacy! Each day I … Continue reading SEVEN GOOD READS – Rich Paschall