I was thinking about the nature of things. Some are visible and others invisible. Take for instance the chair I am sitting on. It has features, occupies space, gets old over time, its paint chips and it needs retouching. If things are really bad, it may break and get scratched severely. On the other hand, … Continue reading The nature of things
Hubby and I were trying to clean out our water filtration system. I suggested that while I held the water tank, he would clean the base out with the towel. I held the tank for less than a minute and my back started hurting. I did not let go because I wanted to finish what … Continue reading Strength or Weakness?
I love food and eat out often. I had ordered a lettuce wrap one time and took a hungry bite into it. The lettuce had gone bad, and I had to reject the whole dish because the fundamental element had become rotten, and there was no way I could enjoy the dish, past the lettuce. … Continue reading Stay or Leave?
I have started preparing for winter and have been moving my woolen scarfs and sweaters into the closet. I am particularly fond of a woolen scarf from Portugal. As I was running my hand over it, I felt a small piece of woolen thread jutting out.On impulse, I pulled the thread and the whole scarf … Continue reading I travel light, do you?
I have a neighbor who has the best hedge, lining his yard. He takes great care in trimming it and shaping it. It looks like someone from the military gave him exact dimensions to cut and prune. The edges are at right angles (I kid you not) and it is a feast for the eyes. … Continue reading A round square
Pa and Ma added finishing touches on Thing 1 & Thing 2. They summoned them to the parlor one night and said "Thing 1 & Thing 2, we have given you our all. Every ounce of us in you now and there is nothing more left to do. You both are as perfect as can … Continue reading Thing 1 & Thing 2
Hubby and I were on a tourist bus. We had assigned seating, so that we could leave our jackets and hand luggage on the seat, each time the bus stopped along the way at various scenic points. At one of the stops we came back to our assigned seats to find another couple sitting and … Continue reading Rules of the Game