I’m Standing on a Precipice

Stella and I went blueberry picking today. If you’ve ever picked blueberries, you know it is a long and tedious process. When you go apple picking, you can fill a bag in just a few minutes. When you pick strawberries, it takes more time,  but it’s still manageable because the berries are obviously bigger. But picking … [Read more…]

Dog Days

Last month, there was a “National Dog Day.” It also happened to be the first day of school. A momentous day to be sure. Our dog, Dexter, is 12 (and a half) years old. He’s a great big ol’ chocolate lab that we got exactly one month after Earl and I were married. “What honey, you didn’t … [Read more…]