A Quick Word

mouse, mammal, grass, stones, field mouse

Just a quick word about the things I "sort of promised" in a recent post on October 22, 2020. In that post, I mentioned potential writings in the works as well as some book reviews. Quoting Robert Burns's words in his poem, To a Mouse: The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft…

Origin of Life in the Slow Lane

In January, I posted this update relating to my site and my thoughts on future writing plans. At the time, I chose a new title for my site. That was not to imply I wasn't happy with the previous title, The Writing Studio. It didn't seem to fit my online persona as well as it…

Spring: Time for Cleaning and Decluttering

messy desk, clutter, disorganization

The northwest has enjoyed some early spring weather this year. On each clear and sunny day, Husband Bob has been outside cleaning and decluttering our yard. We love our mini-forest but each rain and wind storm brings down needles, fir and pine cones, tiny boughs, medium-sized limbs. At some point, this gets under Bob's skin…

Changes…Not Again!

My family history consists of many changes. With parentage defining our personal history, my parents and my DNA have more or less labelled me in many respects, especially change. When my dad arrived home from work on Fridays, he teased my mom that it was a good thing he wasn't a drunk. His reasoning was…