Winter’s Last Hurrah … Hopefully

Moving to Wyoming from the higher elevations of Arizona didn’t require that we make too many adjustments to our regular routines. Yes, the winter was colder. Yes, it snowed more often. Yes, our heating bills have been higher. But all in all, we’ve all (including our dog Maddie) weathered it well. There were two things,Continue reading “Winter’s Last Hurrah … Hopefully”

Things I Don’t Understand, Part Three

Is French Toast Really French? According to legend, it was created by a man named Joseph French. But it is known by a variety of names including German toast, eggy bread, French-fried bread, gypsy toast, Poor Knights of Windsor, Spanish toast, nun’s toast, and pain perdu which means “lost bread” in French. So it seemsContinue reading “Things I Don’t Understand, Part Three”

In Praise of the Puff

I’ve been crocheting for what seems like most of my life. That sort of sounds like I mean non-stop crocheting. I don’t. There have been a myriad of distinct projects with time in between where I don’t crochet at all. Really.  Crochet is not my life. Really. I taught myself to crochet when I wasContinue reading “In Praise of the Puff”

To Get Vaccinated or not to Get Vaccinated

Both my husband and I struggled with that question for a while. I think we were pretty sure that he should get vaccinated. The real question was should I? In the past, I’ve had some nasty reactions to vaccinations. I would have to say that it was the delivery suspension solutions that caused the problems.Continue reading “To Get Vaccinated or not to Get Vaccinated”

So, What’s Taking so Long?

I finally finished reading the proof copy of my newest novel, “The Many Misadventures of Tall Guy and Short Gal.” I had started on correcting and editing before we decided to move and only just recently picked it up again and finished the work. Believe me when I say that deciding to move at theContinue reading “So, What’s Taking so Long?”

Life in a Small Town

We haven’t really lived here in Riverton, Wyoming long enough to talk about life in a small town. Not really. But there are a few things I have learned. And not just here and now. When we first moved to the Prescott area of Arizona in 1993, compared to where we had previously lived (Walnut/DiamondContinue reading “Life in a Small Town”

The Thing about Moving

The thing about moving is that it’s hard. It’s physically hard. It’s emotionally hard. It’s just hard. You put all this effort into it. You find a house to buy. You make an offer. The offer is accepted. And that was all hard enough. But then you discover the hard parts have only just begun.Continue reading “The Thing about Moving”