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Trips

Well the Morocco trip is off, it seems the agency could not agree on prices with the Moroccan authorities. I was told they might organize something to Cuba instead. I don’t think so! I had my heart set on a Mediterranean country. Right after, I almost booked a fam to Egypt. This is a country […]

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Turnip

Lately, my car has been smelling strange. I thought it was moisture, damp carpets and all, so I removed the wet winter rugs. As it did not seem to help, I put the car inside the garage for a few nights with the windows rolled down and the hatch opened. Still no change, the smell […]

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Cold

The cold weather continues…my car door keeps freezing up so I have to get in through the hatch door, or, when I am really lucky, through the passenger door. Anyone who has ridden with me knows what I am talking about. First of all the car is high off the ground, so you need to […]

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Amaryllis

I must update my amaryllis progress as some of the plants have literally shot up and are already blooming while others are still barely out of the bulb.Here are one picture taken at week 3 and two taken yesterday, which is week 4.

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Stroll

Another great grandfather had close to a dozen children. Unfortunately, all the boys died in infancy. So he and his wife were left with six daughters. The story goes that towards the end of his life he had an affair with the wife of one of his tenants. She bore him a son. And when […]

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Frozen

This morning I noticed rain whipping the window panes. When I stepped outside to get to my car I was confronted by a wrapping of ice covering the car. I managed to chip enough off the get the key in the lock and to grab the door handle. After starting the motor, I went back […]