I know, I know. Another book post. Already? Yep, another. I found this one over at The Reading Addict and thought I would give it a go. What are 1-3 of your favourite books of all time? The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen […]Read More Another Book Post, Already.
I found the idea for this post over at Theycallmetater. He found the idea at Ashley’s Blog and she found it at The Boundless Books Blog. It just seems like a bit of fun. I haven’t done anything interesting or fun in a while. Which means I have nothing much of my own to write […]Read More A-Z Bookish Questions
Oh, Binxy Cat. What can I say, you are a force to be reckoned with. She usually sleeps under our bed. But, between 0300 and 0500, she climbs into bed with us for a snuggle. Or more specifically, she lays across my neck for a snuggle. Have I mentioned that I do have a cat […]Read More Life With Binxy, the Tomato Killer
Today starts the third week that Dirk and Cheyenne have been back to work here in Germany. This gives me so much joy! I want it to continue…….. However, each day there have been news reports discussing the ever rising Covid-19 cases. There is talk of another lock down. Today, the government is meeting to […]Read More Fear and Loathing in the Time of Covid-19
These two planters might not look like much, they aren’t very fancy. They look a bit out of place sitting in my living room window. But, they are filled with hope, and maybe a little magic too. They are filled with soil and freshly planted tomato seeds. A variety of tomato that I have never […]Read More A Little Dirt Full of Hope
Today is March 8, 2021. Art of the Needle is finally opened again. We had been closed since November. SINCE NOVEMBER! Cheyenne is also back to work. The house is SO quiet with just me and the critters home. Jack has been walking around the house looking for Dirk. The cats could give a shit, […]Read More Climbing Out of the Lock Down Life
Thanksgiving morning started out lovely. We all slept in a bit, I shared a leisurely breakfast with my husband. We sipped coffee and made plans for the day, plans to FaceTime with Sierra and then later with Uncle Larry and Aunt Doris. After breakfast, Dirk took Jack for his morning walk while I gathered the […]Read More Thanksgiving 2020, The Day I Almost Burned the New House to the Ground.
Since our recent move out of the 4th floor apartment and into a house, I am become quite the rebel. I have done laundry on a Sunday AND I vacuumed on a Sunday. It’s like I have just thrown all caution to the wind, and gone crazy with my rebellious behaviors. Sundays in Germany are […]Read More Sunday Laundry and Other Small Rebellions. More of my Life in Germany.
This morning, my writing friend, Lorna, told me to write. So, I am happily taking a break from unpacking boxes to write an Autumn Update from Abroad. We all survived the Big Move to Weillerswist. Much Ibuprofen has been taken by Dirk and I. This colossal event was made possible by no less than 12 […]Read More Autumn Update: We Survived the Move!!
As many of you have heard, the German borders have been closed and there have been many changes made to our daily lives here. Social isolation is encouraged, people are being asked to stay home as much as possible. It’s difficult to find toilet paper, rice and pasta. Why? I may never know. We have […]Read More An Update From Abroad