Rural Living August 2018

On Lolling, Innovation and Rural Skullduggery August 2018 Oh, it’s the hottest month of the year — and, this year, that’s saying something — and I can’t stop wishing I had a pool where I could loll around. I am very good at lolling, especially in a pool. I think if I...

Rural Living July 2018

A Summer Shark-Tale Memory   July 2018 Since I’m spending the summer in a rather unadventurous way — reading on the porch, keeping my eye on birds and wildlife — my mind sometimes wanders to past adventures. So, here’s one for you. I’m sorry it’s coming in the middle...

Rural Living June 2018

Pieces of Springtime: Lavender Dust Bunnies, Scary Handymen on the Prowl   June 2018 As I write this in late April, spring seems to finally be springing. We didn’t have much snow at all until 10 inches fell several times after the calendar told us it was spring. In...

Rural Living May 2018

Words of Wisdom for Fun in the Sun   May 2018      I spent much of my youth in a swimming pool. I was on the swim team, in the water ballet troupe, and, basically, in the water as much and as often as possible.      Then, after college, I hied to Key West, and...

Rural Living January 2018

Reading and trudging away, into another blessed New Year! I’m quite glad I spent many years of my youth as a dancing fool. January 2018 It’s a new year, and you know what that means: We’ll all be another year older, sooner or later … if we’re lucky. There are many...