Until recently, I’ve never truly experienced a compulsive addiction, except for horses, so it’s a little frightening to be visiting the dark side of an area that I can already see potentially degenerating into the dissolution of relationships, health and financial stability.
I'm Just Saying
My mother might not have had the chiseled body of Madonna, but man o’ man, in her prime, she had a forearm like Popeye. She had to — in order to tackle her yearly holiday cakes.
I don’t know about you, but nothing says Merry Christmas more to me than being left a big ol’ mason jar of peach ‘clear’ on my front deck, along with instructions scrawled on cardboard, “BE CAREFULL.”
Another reason not to cut education funding.
Every now and then, I need a little pick me up. Are you with me?
Should I describe having telephoned someone I tend to say, “I called you.” And when I email or dust off my quill and inkpot to send a handwritten note, I would say, “I wrote you.” Same thing goes for even an abbreviated text.
But for some reason, it’s now referred to as ‘reaching out.’’
The whole adventure began with a last minute call from my agent.
“You’re needed in New York,” he began.
“Am I being considered for Attorney General?!” I squeaked.
There is what’s meant to be an amusing video making the rounds on social media showing a flustered young dog, trying to grasp, bite or chew the ‘bone’ painted on the bottom of his water dish.
Every four years in this country, precisely after midnight on November 9, the Canadian immigration website crashes.
As it did this year.
Alright, I’m going to say it.
And I know this won’t win me any friends. It’s even possible I might alienate every reader I’ve ever had. But here goes:
I don’t like modern day cupcakes.
It is both my prayer and belief that when Joe Mann, proprietor of Big Oaks Rescue Farm, left this earth on Tuesday, beneath a delicate crescent moon during a clear, glorious autumn morning, that he was met by every horse, pony, cow, and assorted livestock that he tried mightily to save but who instead were brought home by the divine physician.