Wicked Walk 12/16/2015

It’s almost Christmas and all the crazies are out shopping.  At least, I guess they are, I wouldn’t know. I don’t want to know. Instead, I’ll share some sights captured in the early morning hours. Here is what I saw. Nosey thought we were going for a real, bone-fide walk. Not just a trek thru…

Wicked Walk 12/24/2014

Christmas eve is a day I love.  Christmas eve is spent at my grandparents, which is where I spent much of my childhood.  I am joined there each December 24th by my aunties, uncles, cousins, my cousins children, my brother, sister, parents and pets of various species.  We visit, cook, laugh, catch up and take…

The Day After……

You know all the months and dollars spent preparing for Christmas?  The wonder, the excitement?  And then what happens?  I’ll tell you what happens.  It is all over in less than 20 minutes and you spend the afternoon burning boxes and going thru wrapping paper to make sure any cash and/or gift cards don’t make…

Christmas is like Elk Season.

Christmas and elk season are a lot alike in my book.  Each year we know they are coming, the dates are etched on the calendar and in our minds effortlessly.  The entire year seems to revolve around October and December.  As soon as one year passes the next year immediately begins forming plans and yet…

I have a Friend.

I have a friend and her name is Amanda.  She is funny, out-going, talented, thoughtful, forgetful and completely adorable.  She is my opposite.  I am neither funny nor outgoing, I am thoughtful (I think), I am not forgetful (although I did forget to go to work one time but that is another post) and I’m…

Moomin from Suomi

Remember when you were little and someone sent you a surprise in the mail?  Can you recall how totally awesome and exciting it was to have a package with YOUR name on it?  I recently discovered those feelings are the same in your early thirties.  I arrived home a few days ago, weary from work…