Initially I did not want to feed the squirrels. We would try to scare them off. “Dude, it’s a BIRD feeder.” A seemingly friendly little squirrel hops up and hogs the whole table. I thought the birds would be scared away, but they still come. Rich and I wanted to be bird watchers, but now we … [Read more...] about Watching the Squirrel
Wednesday night I made a stupid decision. I drove Putney Mountain at night and the conditions were bad. I had driven the back mountain road from our house in Brookline up over Putney Mountain a few times the week before, and though a bit nerve wracking, I’d made it just fine. In my mind, I must … [Read more...] about A Stupid Decision
I am the only person in the house that knows how to empty the lint from the dryer. It is something that comes easy to me. I pull the grooved plastic part out of the compartment and slide my finger under all the old fibers, dead dust mites, dog hair, and whatever else makes up lint, scoop it up and … [Read more...] about If I die, who will empty the lint?
I'm a person who wakes right up in morning. I brew a cup of coffee and get going. Since I work at home, I can head in many directions before I've had my first cup. This is especially true if I get online first thing, before taking a pause to start the day.Why pause? I sound rather motivated right … [Read more...] about Why I Watch The Birds