Monthly Archives: November 2015

Snow on the ground is the great equalizer

People in my neighborhood woke up to a blanket of new snow this week.   My lawn and deck were carpeted with about three inches of the season’s first white stuff.   After waving goodbye to The Mister as he pulled out of the driveway in the dim pre-dawn light, I sat down to my regular morning […]

Yes, I love November!

Most people like to wax poetic over July beaches or April crocuses or September splendor or even the stunning whiteness of February. I don’t deny any of that—I love it too. But unlike most people, I love November. That’s right. I love it. I love its heavy lavender gray skies and bare maple trees and […]

Why some people should not have livestock

Some people have hinted politely about it.   With others, I can hear the smug mirth in the back of their voice while we’re having a conversation. A few have come right out and said it. “Kathy, you have no business owning livestock.” It’s true that I march to my own tune when it comes to […]