Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Bought myself a cane
Damn knee needs better support
The start of the end?

Monday, July 2, 2012

Santa Barbara

Peaches and Pizza
An hour at Farmers Market
Playing with grandkids

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Aches and Pains

Night fears are the worst
Nameless terrors steal my sleep
Thank God for doctors!

Friday, June 29, 2012


Euros and Forints
And even Czech Korunas
Strange stacks of money!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Our Anniversary

Forty-seven years
Wasn't it just yesterday?
When did we grow old?

Monday, June 25, 2012


An Oom-pah-pah band
Should never play G & S
Oh the pain of it!

Sunday, June 24, 2012


Water pipe is fixed
Little things make me happy
Great shower today!

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Hair of the Dog

The Hair of the Dog
It is supposed to be good
I think not this hair!

Friends lost

Peggy Morrison
Used to be my BFF
Where the hell is she?

Friday, June 22, 2012


First it was painting
Then storytelling, then books
What will it be next?

Thursday, June 21, 2012


Pretty Women of Paris
Tears behind the smiles

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


"Trans-vaginal," yes
but "Vagina" offensive?
How stupid is that?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Estate Planning

Medical Agent
Executor of Estate
All this--just to die!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Father's Day

Hamburger, Hot Dog
Which will come off the grill first
Air is thick with smoke

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Two-Legged Dog

Joey has no legs
But then she met our Ashley
Soon, Joey will run

Saturday, June 16, 2012

A Rant

Offensive, he said
Then punished her for the word
What about free speech?

Friday, June 15, 2012


Chaucer and Balzac
Scandal for "Music Man" gals
I'll find out myself.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

98 and Going Strong

Happy Birthday, Bill
Ninety-Eight and still blogging!
I won't last that long

Tuesday, June 12, 2012


Dogs think I'm crazy
Why awake at 3 a.m.?
They don't have my dreams.

Monday, June 11, 2012


It passed so quickly
This trip we'd planned for so long
Susan came and left.

Saturday, June 9, 2012


Such a little thing
A word can make your day
Or destroy your life.

Friday, June 8, 2012


My sweet Murugi
Finally I see your smile
I wish we could meet

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Surrounded by books
It's how I spend my Wednesday
My favorite day.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012


Voting yesterday
All around disappointment
Very depressed now

Tuesday, June 5, 2012


First boil the water
Add the packet of soup mix
Taco goodness....yum!

Monday, June 4, 2012

60 years

Boats on the river
Cheers from adoring subjects
Good on ya, noble Queen

Sunday, June 3, 2012


What's in that package?
Dehydrated food goodness!
Ready for ya, God!

Saturday, June 2, 2012


Impossible odds
Henry's troops at Agincourt
Amazing vic'try

Friday, June 1, 2012


Fraud and corruption
This is not my government
I just want to cry

Thursday, May 31, 2012


A tattered cover
Pages yellowed over time
These are much loved books

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Lovely Golden Gate
Original Golden Arch
Happy Birthday, Bridge!

Monday, May 28, 2012


The thundering hooves
Of horses on the race track
Always Exciting

Sunday, May 27, 2012


More Sunday Stealing
Why do I do this each week?
Because it's such fun!

Saturday, May 26, 2012


Gibbs, Abby, Ziva
Some sort of a marathon

Friday, May 25, 2012


Having lunch with friends
Good food, good conversation
I love days like this.

Thursday, May 24, 2012


Hatfields and McCoys
Fighting over family dogs
Life is in turmoil

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Wrinkled, old and wise
O, ponderous pachyderm
Won’t you be my friend?

Monday, May 21, 2012


Typing is my life
Does typing mirror my life?
Error rate too high!

Sunday, May 20, 2012


A meme is a meme
A chance to learn stuff about me
Do you really care?

Saturday, May 19, 2012


What is for dinner?
Kraft macaroni and cheese
Must be May 18

Friday, May 18, 2012


It sneaks up on you
May 18 has come again
It still hurts each year

Thursday, May 17, 2012

In death

No big box for me
Dust to dust, ashes to ash
For once I’ll be small

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Bark, bark, bark, bark, bark
Bark, bark, bark, bark, bark, bark, bark
Polly gives orders

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

In the Future

Twenty years from now --
same sex couples can marry
What was the big deal?

Monday, May 14, 2012


Down by the station
It’s early in the morning
National Train Week

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Mother's Day

Going to see Mom
Son is cooking brunch for us
I did something right.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

There Will Be Blood

Watching the blood flow
Saving the world bag by bag
Where is my donut?

Friday, May 11, 2012


Mitt  was a bully
Obama ate some dog meat
Seven months to go