IT’S ALL CONNECTED – Marilyn Armstrong

It's the little things that trigger epiphanies. Those tiny moments of recognition that make me say "Oh! I see!" A few days ago, I took my Panasonic out of my shoulder bag where it lives. I'm very careful with my cameras. When I'm shooting, I'm so focused that unless I adhere to a strict routine, … Continue reading IT’S ALL CONNECTED – Marilyn Armstrong

CROCUSES AND THE HEADSTONE FOR OLD WINSTON – Marilyn Armstrong

Crocuses and the Headstone for old Winston, the guinea pig Garry wasn't feeling up to grocery hauling today so I went. No problem keeping my distance. The store wasn't crowded. there was no pasta, no bread, no paper goods of any kind. They did have freshly baked Italian bread and four loaves of cinnamon raisin … Continue reading CROCUSES AND THE HEADSTONE FOR OLD WINSTON – Marilyn Armstrong

MY CLOSET IS WAY BEYOND SIMPLE CLEARING OUT – Marilyn Armstrong

I read Jan Wilberg's post about closet cleaning. I realized that I moved well beyond basic closet cleaning. I need professional help. I need a squad of strong men and women armed with big, strong plastic bags who will march into my home. Preferably armed. They will go to my closet, pushing me aside. Even … Continue reading MY CLOSET IS WAY BEYOND SIMPLE CLEARING OUT – Marilyn Armstrong

A PERFECT GIFT – Marilyn Armstrong

"I want these earrings, or something as close to it as you can find," I said, handing him the picture, item number and the website address. The trouble is, my husband doesn't take orders. If I say I want those earrings, he will buy the other ones because he likes them better. Which would be … Continue reading A PERFECT GIFT – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT’S THAT SHMATAH YOU’RE WEARING? – Marilyn Armstrong

"How come Gibbs is wearing a coat in Arizona in the summer?" I was talking to Garry. It was an NCIS rerun. We watch a lot of reruns, though this new fall season of TV is shaping up better than I expected, so maybe there will be new shows to watch.   The question about … Continue reading WHAT’S THAT SHMATAH YOU’RE WEARING? – Marilyn Armstrong

I THINK I’M TIRED – Marilyn Armstrong

I blame it on the dogs. Basically, I blame everything on the dogs, but this one is actually their fault. Specifically, it's Bonnie's fault because she is the nonstop barker. We have lots of other issues, but if Bonnie did not feel -- after sleeping through the night like a rock -- the need to … Continue reading I THINK I’M TIRED – Marilyn Armstrong

BUYING NOTHING ON AMAZON PRIME DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

Not only am I broke, but I don't need much. We are already overstuffed. However, our GPS is slowly dying. I'm pretty sure the battery isn't recharging properly. When I went to see when I bought this GPS, I realized it was more than 4 years ago. It has left my "bought" list on Amazon. … Continue reading BUYING NOTHING ON AMAZON PRIME DAY – Marilyn Armstrong