Blogmas Day 23: Bug

Somehow I’ve caught a tummy bug, with accompanying cramps and chills. I have been bundled up under my crocheted blanket, cozy on my easy chair, all morning. Another cloudy, dreary day out there. It is so warm and welcoming in Mist Cottage. When I am not feeling well I love the sounds the house makes.… Continue reading Blogmas Day 23: Bug

Blogmas Day 22: Green Beans

The first day of winter has arrived. I awoke at 5:00 a.m., wandered into the living room, turned on the Christmas lights, and fired up the laptop. It was still dark outside at 6:30 a.m., and I assume it will be another dreary, grey day. Now that people have moved into the rental units, we… Continue reading Blogmas Day 22: Green Beans

Blogmas Day 21: Solstice

Oh my, what dreary, dreary day! Quite fitting for the shortest day of the year, no sunshine to miss. Where did my day go? When time passes this peacefully, it is something to celebrate. Sound. I spend my days in relative silence. No TV in the background here, no music playing. The familiar sounds of… Continue reading Blogmas Day 21: Solstice

Blogmas Day 20: Quiet

Today is cloudy and mild. I’ve been puttering around all day long. The computer has been turned off most of the morning, and the loudest sound in the house is the ticking of the two clocks in the living room. The Crabapple tree in the front yard is still covered with little red apples. This… Continue reading Blogmas Day 20: Quiet

Blogmas Day 19: Light!

The sun was peeking out now and again this morning, so cheerful.  I enjoyed listening to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons this morning, it is very uplifting. We have two Instant Pots, a 6 quart and a 3 quart.  This morning they were both pressed into service.  The 3 quart cooked Red Kidney Beans, and the 6… Continue reading Blogmas Day 19: Light!