The Week in Review

Leaf Report: We’re starting to see patches of fall color here. Many of the trees have smudges of red  and orange, but, overall, the bulk of the scenery remains a stalwart green. With school in session again, there are lots of books laying around house….

Friday Morning at the Vet

First thing this morning, we drove to the vet. Nothing to be worried about – just Kipper’s annual check-up. It took three of us to get him there – one of us to drive (me), one of us to contain Kipper (CPT A), and one…

Judging Pie

I was talking to a woman about introverts and extroverts the other day. She said, in her opinion, extroverts face the world thinking, “People love me!” Meanwhile, introverts say to themselves, “People are judging me.” Recognizing that everyone feels something of both of these sentiments…

Adventures in Pie-Making

Tonight, we are gathering with some friends to ring in the New Year. There will be thirteen people, total, and I was asked to bring the dessert. I was thrilled. I love dessert, and I love making dessert. It seemed perfect. After a bit of…