Early December

I just looked outside and saw a burst of snow flurries!  Our first of the season. Daisy got a haircut. She would never allow me to cut her hair, which was overgrown and very thick.  Each time I approached with clippers or even some scissors, she would draw her lip back and growl at me… … More Early December

Thanksgiving 2017

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American friends and family.  Back home in Michigan my sister is setting her table and baking fruit pies and my nephew is making the turkey, even as I write this. Over here in the UK, our celebration is a bit subdued. However you’re spending Thanksgiving day, I hope it’s … More Thanksgiving 2017

And now October

  I started this post last week and now the calendar has rolled into October and I am here, with my dogs and cat, on an early Sunday evening, watching the rain come down. So much has gone on here over the past few weeks.  Did I mention that we had all of our upstairs … More And now October

Brighton, U.K.

  We took time off last week for a quick few days in the coastal city of Brighton.  Brighton has often been described as London by the sea because it’s filled with cultural and off beat things to do and places to see. Because this is England and because the weather Gods have not been … More Brighton, U.K.

Late August 2017

Sometimes I plop the dogs in the car and drive to a different walking place because we get very bored with the same old neighbourhood walk.  Well.  I get very bored and I imagine that the dogs get bored as well.  So off we went —   We found ourselves at Waverley Abbey.  These are … More Late August 2017

August Beginning

We’ve been going for summer walks in the nearby field. August rolled in and brought with it cooler days and rain.  We walk in the late afternoon in between rain showers and I note that the blackberries are starting to ripen and have seen a few people out with containers, picking the ripened berries while … More August Beginning