When Pigeons Fly

I have French doors in my kitchen, the kind without the mullions.  I also have a birdfeeder hanging from the porch roof right outside those doors, and in winter, it’s a hub of activity.  While everything else is gray, quiet, and lifeless, the birds remain constant in their fluttering, flapping, swooping, and chirping. It’s not…

25 Random Things About Me…

A while ago, Facebook had a tag-fest, wherein, if you were “tagged” by someone who posted their own list of “25 Random Things About Me…,” you were then supposed to post your own. I was talking to an acquaintance a couple weeks ago, and something came up in conversation that reminded me of one of…

Porky Pig and Bambi

My family has been through a bout of sickness lately – the swine flu.  We’ve been sharing and passing the symptoms around: fevers, aches, chills, headaches, and a gut-busting cough. It’s been abnormally quiet and sedate around here as we all nap, read books, and watch “Ace of Cakes” or “Man vs. Food” without any…

My Quirky Travel Habit

I love to travel. I love seeing new things, new places, meeting new people, and trying new foods.  I like experiencing different climates, landscapes, and cultures. Even in the good old U.S. of A, a couple hours worth of driving time can give you a whole different feel.  Case in point:  when we dropped off…

Mei Mei

I have a very sick kitty. She really is a cat, but she’s such a little thing, and while no longer a kitten, she’s so small that cat is just too big of a word for her. So, she’s my kitty. Her “given” name is Daisy. At least, that’s the name my daughter gave her…