The Week In Seven Photos

A new day with thoughts of the wonderful pumpkin cheesecake pie with bruleed meringue leaves that the backyard gang enjoyed while I wondered on another Thanksgiving day why the turkey dinner at the bakery always looks more delicious than mine. With the new day we have a quick transition to a new holiday season where…

The Week In Seven Photos

Oh how things can change in a week, many trees are now bare as the leaves have continued to fall amidst the snowflakes, the turkeys have returned from their summer holidays to huddle and shiver all winter in our woods after months without even a gobble, gobble, and a blast of arctic air from Canada has arrived…

Weekend Musings

One of those weekends where you find yourself closing your eyes and shaking your head at the blustery winds and rain, frost on the pumpkin and some of your teams failing to show up at game time. Harper was thrilled with the weekend conditions though since it meant we could stay indoors in our favorite…

The Week In Seven Photos

There was a moment this week when I wasn’t sure how this weekly series would unfold and I briefly wished “enjoyment” wasn’t part of the blog title (it would have been so much easier just to rant a little).  Luckily an afternoon out with Harper and the camera came to the rescue and I was…

Additions To My Library

Enjoyed two of the latest additions to my library, the new novel Chances Are… by a favorite author, Richard Russo, and The Chain by Adrian McKinty, which I can already picture up on the big screen after the movie rights were bought.  Soon to be added to the library is the new coffee table book of a…

The Week In Seven Photos

My word of the week (possibly word of the month and year too) is lollygag, which originally popped into my head during the exciting (other than no Bryce Harper) Major League Baseball All-Star week and the funny lollygag scene from the great baseball movie Bull Durham starring Kevin Costner (a close third behind baseball favorites Field of Dreams…

The Week In Seven Photos

I’m going to blame my recent cold, a spell of vertigo, the weather and Harper’s decision to begin her days at 4:00 a.m. for a bout of exhaustion this week and a lack of desire to go wandering with my camera.  I did manage to go out in the front yard with the camera on…

Great Gumbo, Book And Music

My view is there is health food and then there is mental health food.  A gumbo lunch with potato salad and fabulous French bread qualifies as the latter. Ken Wells – Gumbo Life Jambalaya (On The Bayou) – Van Morrison/Linda Gail Lewis

The Week In Seven Photos

It’s finally March and almost time to begin thinking about actually being outdoors looking at flowers, but winter is just enjoying our company so much that I have a feeling it will be hanging around through the first blooms. There was time this week for a few walks by the river in between starting a new…