Notes from the Taiga

I was going to say “notes from Lake Wobegon”, but in light of recent events surrounding Garrison Keillor… I decided not to. Besides, “taiga” fits. Local weather people hooted and hollered about “warm-ups” to -6 degrees and “heat waves” of anything above zero. Don’t get too excited yet–windchills are still well into the negative numbers, … More Notes from the Taiga

I keep meaning to send out a Christmas newsletter…

Really, I do.  But as pure and passioned as my intentions are, it never does happen.  I don’t think I’ve sent out Christmas cards–much less a newsletter–out since 2002.  And the other nail in the coffin is that I probably couldn’t; after all, I’m connected with most people via Facebook or email and I just … More I keep meaning to send out a Christmas newsletter…

It’s the most blunder-full time of the year :)

This Christmas Thingy?  Yeah, it isn’t quite as easy as it looks.  At least, not in my dimension.  It’s fun (!), it’s just also chock-full of potholes. First there’s the whole gift-giving thing, and the etiquette that goes along with it.  The pressure of matching the caliber of gifts, without knowing what people are going … More It’s the most blunder-full time of the year 🙂

Kitty Spooktober ~ Halloween questions you haven’t asked, but I’m answering anyway ;)

Well, it’s not exactly like people go around asking each other these questions.  😉 But I have this eye-rolling habit of offering up my thoughts anyway (lol). After all, it makes for great writing material.  Kind of like a springboard for the mind! And with that, I will do exactly that (write)…because I need exactly … More Kitty Spooktober ~ Halloween questions you haven’t asked, but I’m answering anyway 😉