Slip or Grip in 2017

Just a few days ago I got stuck in a stranger’s driveway. I was dropping one of the girls off at a friend’s house a way out of town. It was dark and by the time we spotted the house number we’d passed it. I decided to turn around in the next drive which was on…

Mountaintops, Waterfalls, Breakers and Thankfulness

There’s an empty bedroom upstairs, still with the evidence of a hasty pack up. This time last week we didn’t know she would get the call that a place had come up. I haven’t had time to adjust to moving my second born out to college so quickly. Two weeks ago I started my long-awaited vacation….

Topsy Turvy Week

At the weekend in the early morning I saw a skunk in our back yard trotting across the yellow-green grass. It looked very awake and ready for action. I didn’t let Roxie, the dog, out there for a while just in case she saw and chased it. The skunk would have the last laugh. On…