So here I am, a few days later, still trying to get enough room for pictures back on the blog.
Kasia and I are hanging in, as the weather turns her into Dorothy Hamill and me a nervous Nellie that I might fall.
In the meantime, I hope I can figure this out.
Happy 2017 to you, gentle reader.
I am back after taking a little break, ready to take on a new year.
Things are quiet right now, but there is a part of me that even hates to type that, as I know that it is the equivalent of talking it up.For the meanwhile, we are going to, hopefully, get up in the morning and put two legs or four paws on the ground.I will be keeping my prayer lines working for my family and friends.Oh yes, and it goes without saying that I’ll keep praying for me too.
Here’s to 2017! Hopefully this will be a good one!
I really have not entered a post since Thanksgiving.
“Amity”‘s little secret is that we turn into leaf city in November, as that is when everyone gets together and gets their leaves to the street, where our nonexistent curb would be:that is where the township comes up and vacuums the leaves with a couple of stray workers to pick up straggling leaves that would be left behind..lol.The joke is today is the first day listed of a “possible” pick-up, but hey, they gave us the same day last year and they were picked up December 14th. HAH..politics seldom change wherever you are.
This picture is a shot further up our street, showing our house and the avalanche of leaves waiting to be picked up.I had nothing to do with this, although I had offered to help Jim.He ran with the challenge of this, and I for one, will just be happy when the leaves leave, as the dogs can stop scratching from running through them. Yes, I know, I am a bad dog mom, but, I just can’t deny them their pleasure of sniffing who was there first and digging for buried treasure.
Subaru is currently getting folks to enter and vote for pets in the Subaru Pet hall of Fame.
I entered the Zusher.
The link to vote is at the top of this page and if you should see it on Facebook, the picture above is the one I entered for the Zush.
Please vote for my girl, and if you could share this post,Zusher and I would truly appreciate it. If you are going into the site and can’t recognize her, search for ” Zush” and you will get her entry and the little blip I wrote to submit for her.You can vote daily through the end of November and, again, thanks!
I took these shots of Zusher and Kasia today while we were sitting on the back deck.
It has been a long week, bringing back a lot of good and sad memories. The anniversary of 9/11 was the icing on the cake.
What I’m moving forward with? Telling the people I love that I love them: you never know if you get another chance. My girls? They are getting tons of hugs and love, even more so than usual. I never know when I might not get another chance.
And to the sweetest girl, Lola?
I read a lot of dog blogs and pages and Facebook pages, and one page by LadyBug, who is a beautiful pitbull, always turns on the GOD~DOG play. I am sure they won’t mind if I borrow one phrase from them for our good friend Lola.
“Dogspeed” our friend: you will always be in our hearts. You are the best, and always will be.
Decided to treat myself and make a Cooper sharp on rye bread grilled cheese sandwich complete with garden Jersey tomatoes.
It is hard to believe that I first started writing about our tomato harvest with a blog post about a tomato sandwich which really rocked. Here I am a few months later, lamenting the upcoming end of the season with a grilled cheese and tomato on rye.
I often watch Food Network and know there are chefs like Eric Greenspan who make the signature dishes dealing with gourmet grill cheese. God bless ’em, getting people to pay big bucks for a designer sandwich.
Me? I am a transplanted Jersey girl. Once these tomatoes are gone, there are no flavor filled ones like these. I’ll be on the wagon until next summer.
For many years now, I have been writing posts to this blog.
Usually I write about something that has come across my mind, life, whatever, during the day.
On occasion,I have had things that I would have written about, but I pulled back at the last moment,because I just don’t feel like fighting with people or explaining myself. I feel that my writing pretty much speaks my mind.
Right now, I am asking for prayers and good thoughts. I am going through some rough emotional waters right now and need to get through it.