dog walking and drinking

We have been without a dog for years. So when some friends asked us to babysit their cocker spaniel Clio, I agreed. As an avid walker it was a treat having her along one Saturday morning.   I had our route all planned out. She and I would begin our jaunt on a...

#Selfie

#Selfie, noun: a picture that you take of yourself especially by using the camera on your smartphone. It’s a whole new world of photography with our electronic gizmos. It used to be you would never have your picture taken unless you were looking your best. Photo...

Word

Choose a word. The challenge comes every New Year with the same predictability as the ball dropping on Times Square. A word is chosen to influence one’s life journey for the next twelve months. Rebel that I am, I have decided to choose not one but four:   Think....

Unveiling

The story has been told before. But it never, ever gets old…   Quietly he pulled the curtain aside, a deep blue tapestry filled with star-studded jewels. Peering into the dim-lit room, he noted the scarcity of furniture. In the corner sat a rough-hewed...

You Only Live Once…

You only live once. But Christmas comes every year. And this morning, I woke with visions of sugar cookies, decorations, Christmas cards, and gift-wrapping dancing in my head. Made my inner world spin with the sheer thought of everything that needed to be done in the...