Life Throws You a Willy

I was out for a shuffle and realized that sometimes, you just don’t see it coming. It was early Monday morning when I headed out the door dressed in my shuffle shorts, shoes, and shirt.  That’s a lot of S’s at a time when the only ‘S’ I really wanted was sleep. Shortly into my…

Something Old, Something New

I went to the Habitat for Humanity Restore the other day. I wasn’t shopping for anything in particular, but I thought I’d stop in and look around at the old stuff people no longer wanted.  Surprisingly, I found something new and I’m still trying to get over it. Upon arriving at the store, I noticed…

Dog Jog

After my fitness tracker stopped working and Fitbit wouldn’t flip the switch to fix it, I decided that I needed to do a little more physical activity, otherwise I would ‘just stay fat.’ I used to be a runner.  Now that I think about it, runners can usually run a decent distance and supposedly, they…

She Needs to Have a Puppy

My niece, a different one than in the Reba the Mail Lady story, and her husband are expecting their first baby in the Fall.  I wanted to buy a unique handmade baby gift so I went to the seaside market where all the local crafters sold their wares.  Now that I think about it, ‘sold…

‘That Owl’ Made Me Eat Crow

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a barred owl that hung out on the peak of my house and disrupted my sleep with its prancing and pawing of each little hoof, and then some.  As I started writing this, I wasn’t sure if the owl should be referred to as ‘who’ or ‘that’ so…

Consignment Kitty Call

I don’t own a pet. Our family had a dog, Buster, for 16 years.  He filled a deep void and brought a lot of joy to our family but when he passed, we decided to remain petless. Well, I decided we would remain petless. An empty nest meant I would have to do all of…