In November I collected all my fruit fly traps, dumped them, cleaned them, and stored them away. Last week I began to notice the odd fruit fly. Then I observed Ginger tracking them with his eyes across the living room. Then their number increased and they became annoying. The culprit for this infestation was the… Continue reading Not Quite Yet
I had thought that canning season was over. It wasn’t. We found some reasonably priced fresh cranberries from Quebec on our last shopping trip. I had plans for those cranberries. We also bought an expensive and small bag of organic oranges. I buy organic oranges when I mean to use the whole fruit. Following a… Continue reading Entertaining Ourselves
Ginger is a happy cat today! A few hours ago a delivery came to our door. The box held shampoo, and soap. These items were packed with brown paper, lots of it. While opening the package, I placed the brown paper packing on the living room floor. At first Ginger ran out of the room,… Continue reading Ginger
My allergy sent me on a life journey to avoid preservatives. I have had this serious allergy for 40 years. As the use of preservatives spread, I have had to become more and more diligent over the years. Attila and I have been together for 30 of those years, and together we have evolved into… Continue reading Where does the time go!
As I was chatting with Attila, who was on his break at work, there was an odd knock at the door. I looked out the window to discover a pileated woodpecker pecking at the front door. For an hour so so afterwards, that woodpecker darted around our house. A harbinger? I wonder. Worldly Weather Updated… Continue reading A Knock At The Door