Monthly Archives: February 2013

Missouri weather sucks

So in the last six days, we have received 25 inches of snow. Drought all summer, and now this. You know it’s bad when the snow on the side of the driveway is taller than the pickup truck in the … Continue reading

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Cleo the Adorable Kitten

Just found this old picture of Cleo before she became the Horrible Kitten. She was so cute! She is still very cute. But quite horrible.

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The Friday Rant: The dog and the glove

This is The Glove. The first time Gypsy came home to visit Grandma (that would be me), she went upstairs to my son’s room and found this old weightlifting glove under his bed. She came trotting downstairs, so happy to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: $10 words and $1 words

I learned this phrase when I was working in journalism, editing a monthly magazine: “Don’t use a $10 word when a $1 word will do.” What does that mean? Simple: don’t say “azure” when you mean “blue.” Never say “azure”? … Continue reading

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Crazy dog — part deux

This is why I never get any housework done. I’ve learned to stop the vacuum so she can carefully bite the edge. It makes her feel tough. It also about doubles the amount of time I spend vacuuming. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Crazy dog

So Gypsy loves to dominate. Doesn’t matter that she weighs 10 pounds. She will hike her leg up on your foot, and if you lay on the floor, watch out. You might find a little dog tummy pressed against your … Continue reading

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Beautiful tie-dye Valentine’s flower

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