Everyday Epiphany, humor

Making Up With Make Up

I’m usually BEHIND the camera, not in front. After scrolling through a friend’s photos, I groaned at the images of me she captured.  Looking pastier than Elmer’s School Glue I decided I needed either a mask or a face-lift.  Both had advantages. An inexpensive mask would cover completely. A face-lift would lift out the wrinkles then… Continue reading Making Up With Make Up

Gardening, humor

Creating Problems

“Some people create their own storms and then get mad when it rains.” Unknown Unknown is brilliant! Her astute insights into life put perspective into mine.  I often cause my own problems. Fern Problem After paying for a truckload of mulch and hauling wheelbarrows of it to the backyard, I decided to plant ferns in… Continue reading Creating Problems

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

The Fewest Choicest Words About Gardening

A flagstone path wound around my backyard directing walkers around the deck and up to the shed that stored rakes, shovels, and various sized clippers. The path is more decorative than directive.  There’s little chance of losing my way among the hydrangeas and needing a well-marked route to safely guide me to the back deck.  I… Continue reading The Fewest Choicest Words About Gardening

humor, Outdoors

Squirrel Circus Idea

Squirrel Circus Idea had been skittering around my brain for several years. It recently edged about my hippocampus, spiraled around my basal ganglia, and leaped to the treetops of my frontal cortex. After reading “Habits That Make It Easy To Come Up With Great Ideas” (FYI there are habits to grow greener lawns, improve relationships,… Continue reading Squirrel Circus Idea

humor, Outdoors

The Bickering Of Outside And Inside

Sunshine streamed through the sheers. While in the hazy transition from sleep to full alertness I thought about how my Sunday would unfold. Outside beckoned with enticing rays while inside summoned me with my good intentions.  The breeze brought a tense bickering to my slumbering ears. I eavesdropped as Outside and Inside decided my day’s… Continue reading The Bickering Of Outside And Inside