The agitated twittering of a family of robins in the cluster of birch trees near my bedroom window woke me from a fitful dose at 10:00 pm last night. Something was obviously amiss. Daylight in Alaska not withstanding, most non-predatory birds are tucked in and very quiet by this time of night. Leaves were rustling,Continue reading “Birds and Bugs and Stuff”
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Waking up with a long, hot-water-bottle warm dachshund glued to your side on a morning when the thermometer outside reads -0°F is a lovely thing. Much as I hated to disturb either of us, coffee was calling my name. Rhonda groaned and snuggled closer when I shifted, but heartless human that I am, I wentContinue reading “Different Dachshunds”
Winter Solstice always brings with it conflicting feelings. It’s the shortest “day” of the year … a bit of a misnomer since we have the same 24 hours as any other day to fumble through, but minimal day-LIGHT to assist us along our way. Here in my little corner of dark, snowy Alaska, the sunContinue reading “Conflicting Feelings”
I’ve Been Hypnotized!
OK, lets start the day with a little silliness. “I share my life with a young lady named Rhonda. Of whom I am unabashedly fond of. She’s as agile as a cat, can be sneaky as a rat – has me wrapped around her paw does my Rhonda.” I found myself going back through puppyContinue reading “I’ve Been Hypnotized!”