No Ants, No Pants

How living in Michigan is surprising me and making me want to stay.

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Top Ten List of Things I Didn’t Expect, Part 2

I did not dream about this list.  On one of my daily potty walks  with Calvin, (I walk, Calvin potties), I realized there were below the surface things I didn't expect.  Here is the deeper counterpart to the list in part 1.  (see July 23, 2012) 1.  The rhythm is missing.  Seasons of weather give …

Pausing For The Parents

Mary and Andy from MN and AZ are in FL with us.  What a treat - we are having a great time in our temporary dwelling. But, they are distracting me from writing. They're forgiven though,  because today they gave me the perfect gift....a lighted compass for my car.  Direction!  It's still great to get …

Comforts Of Home

Sorry Florida, I can't call you home yet.  Today marks 3 weeks being here in Delray Beach, FL and there is yet to be a sense of "homeness."  I do so love your beaches.  Your blue blue sky and puffy white clouds bring me delight.  My skin thanks you for the moisture in the air, …

Palm Trees Can Be A Problem

  Southeast Florida has a plethora of Palm Trees.  They make my new world here look like tropical Maui and I love them.  HOWEVER, they can be a problem.   #1. A large creature called the Palmetto bug (translation: Ginormous Roach) comes from these trees.   #2.  They line every road and block the top …