Yes, that’s what I said. The toilet in the main bathroom upstairs sometimes requires attention. For no reason at all, it runs a little bit of water, just to remind us it’s still there, and then shuts itself off. We can be downstairs watching TV, and hear it summon us from upstairs, “Don’t you forget … More We have a pet toilet.
If you’ve been around my blog any length of time, you’ve met my dog Bailey. He is a short-hair Collie. He looks like “Lassie with a haircut.” Other folks have remarked that he looks like he is part Greyhound. And he certainly runs fast, when he’s in the mood. Bailey enjoys a good game of … More Bailey asks, “Who will play Tug-of-War with me?”
Yes, he does look like Lassie with a haircut. He is actually a Short-Haired Collie, also known as a Smooth Collie. But don’t let the shorter hair fool you! He sheds like a machine! My husband (Mr. Porter) bought Bailey from a breeder up by the Canadian Border. Hubby’s family had several dogs of this … More Meet Bailey, the Canadian Cheese Hound
So off we go into the Blizzard, in our boring white rental car. The trip was estimated, by our good friend Mapquest, to take 3 hours and 15 minutes. Our friend Mapquest does not account for bathroom breaks, icy road conditions, construction, or stopping to get coffee because the road has become a blur. The … More Last weeks journey – part 2
“Do you have anything fun?” I asked the man behind the counter. “…fun?…” he echoed back, clueless. “Yeah, you know, like that red Mustang out there.” “Well, you’re going to be driving into a blizzard. Do you really want to rent a car with rear-wheel drive?” he replied with a snark. What a buzzkill this … More Last week’s journey – part 1
Remember the board game Battleship? When I was a kid, Battleship was a popular game. One day when my siblings and I went up to visit some neighbors. As we walked in, I noticed the garbage was piled up in the garbage bin, and the smell was gross. The floor was gray and dirty, and there … More Battleship
There is a cartoon character, Maxine, who once said, “Of course Frosty the Snowman was a jolly, happy soul. He never had to drive in a blizzard.” I remember driving in blizzards in the late 1970’s. My very first car, a 1969 Camaro was the envy of the neighborhood on a hot August day. But not … More Blizzards of times past