Monthly Archives: August 2008

A Dog’s Diary

    My friend Chatty has asked me to be her VERY FIRST guest author, because she wanted my thoughts on how a dog chooses what kind of a dog to be…     Well, at first, I thought I wanted to be big … Continue reading

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The Olive Tree

    Yes, Virginia Ms. Fortune Cookie – Chatty DOES have her own olive-producing tree in the front yard!     It is HUGE, and has ivy growing all the way up the trunk – which is rare in Arizona:                      Last year, … Continue reading

Posted in anecdotes, food, photos | 10 Comments

Salty and Sour

    The Weekly Word Challenge words this week are “salty” and “sour”.     Yippee!     Chatty loves salt – oh, my – does Chatty ever love salt!     And not just plain old salt. Oh no, Chatty also likes “pretty salt” – and … Continue reading

Posted in food, photos, The Wiz, Weekly Word Challenge | 15 Comments

The Beautiful and Totally Unexpected Gift

    A short time ago, The Wiz did a very difficult computer job for a lady who is a quilter. She had an extremely expensive software embroidery/quilting program that was refusing to install or to work properly, and the company’s tech … Continue reading

Posted in anecdotes, crafts, friends, moments worth noting, The Wiz | 8 Comments

Bitter and Sweet

    Tink wants our impressions of “bitter” and “sweet” this time around in the Weekly Word Challenge

    Well, they call this the “bitter herb” at the Passover feast…

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When Umbrellas Swim

    We had one heck of a lightning and thunderstorm the other night, with driving rain and gale force winds.     Naturally, Chatty was out taking pictures – and she noticed that the umbrellas around the pool were tilting, billowing, and threatening … Continue reading

Posted in anecdotes, Arizona, photos, silly stuff, The Wiz | 6 Comments

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

    UPDATE! The Wiz has left a comment for this post, which he rarely does – so after you read this, be sure to check it out – it’s pure “Wizdom”!                                           Chatty … Continue reading

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