“Life, within doors, has few pleasanter prospects than a neatly arranged and well-provisioned breakfast-table.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables Pizza for Breakfast? My friend Myra … Continue reading Pizza for Breakfast?
A swift streak of color, A silhouette in jade, Ultra marine! A flash of silver underneath On all will be seen. ~Margaret Wheeler Ross (1867–1953), “Spring Styles on the Desert: … Continue reading Living the Desert Life
Mary and her siblings Growing up, I did not feel the sting of prejudice. My parents and grandparents taught me to not feel inferior or subordinate to anyone. Unlike recently … Continue reading The Sting of Prejudice
Are you reading this in your pajamas? The sales of pajamas have tripled in the last five months, and the sales of business wear have decreased. Maybe you are wearing … Continue reading Trapped in the House
I reach into the dairy case at Safeway and grab my one-half gallon of Vitamin D whole milk. A five-year-old little boy with big brown eyes and curly black hair … Continue reading A Quest for Milk
Coronavirus Day #20 The invisible enemy. A war is fought between two or more enemies. Soldiers fight for their countries wearing uniforms to distinguish enemies from friends. These soldiers identify … Continue reading The invisible enemy.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma was not on my bucket list. My daughter lives in Tulsa and suggested we visit Bartlesville and stay in the Price Tower, a forty-five-minute drive from her home. … Continue reading Price Tower/Frank Llyod Wright Skyscraper
Get your comfy shoes on and head out the door of your hotel as soon as possible. Bath is a small UNESCO designated town. It is visited by world visitors … Continue reading 7 Things to see in Bath, England
Who is afraid of yoga? Me. I am not afraid of airplanes, traveling alone, elevators, nor tunnels. I am afraid of MRIs, escalators, and yoga. I am not a … Continue reading The Fear of Yoga
Cowboy Slang Edgar “Frosty” Potter Have you ever wondered how cowboys communicate? Here are 11 examples of describing “hot”. _______________________________________________________________________________ So hot it’d slip hair on a polar bear. So … Continue reading 11 Cowboy Slang words for “Hot”
He is buried in Quartzsite, Arizona. His grave is a pyramid topped with a copper silhouette of a camel. He died while he was trying to round up a camel … Continue reading 7 Facts about Hi Jolly
Japanese men do not open the car door for their wives. They open the car door for their mothers. The wives are left to open their own door. The Japanese … Continue reading 7 Things Japanese Men do not do for their Wives