Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. In honor of the day, I took a relaxing walk around our beautiful village, enjoying in the warm sun and summer breezes, and admiring the summer blooms. I have been struggling with my health of late, and I am finally starting to feel…

Snorlax Love

For the past couple of weeks, my daughter and I have been hunting Pokemon a la PokemonGo (along with everyone else in the world) almost every evening. It has gotten us outside and given us some time together just having fun. I have probably walked 10 miles just hunting Pokemon. Since our neighborhood has tons…

The Good Old Summertime

Summer is in full force here in the sunny South, with the heat and humidity both turned up to 11. We are still a month or so away from the “dog days” of summer, those dry, brown, heat-baked days when the only sound is the rising and falling hum of the cicadas and only movement…

Into The Woods

I have been completely lazy about blogging, decluttering, and home improvement projects lately. I have been letting the summer days slip lazily away, sleeping late on weekends, doing what I want when I feel like it, and enjoying the endless supply of sunshine. I always feel like I have to stock up on sunshine and…

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July from me and Fifi, The Patriotic Kitty! July 4th happens to be my daughter’s birthday, so we will spend the day with family: visiting, watching her open presents, and having seconds of the giant cookie that my parents are bringing to the celebration. Yum!