Category Archives: The Real Me

Twas Four Days Before Christmas…

Twas four days before Christmas and all through the house, Not a faucet was dripping–FIX THE WATER my spouse! The towels were all hung in the bathroom with care In hopes that I could shower and condition my hair When under the house there arose such a clatter, I sprang to the boathouse to see […]

Wordless Wednesday: Where you’ll find my husband when he’s home…

The Grandma Plates

In my cupboard is a lovely set of earthenware dishes.  They are blue and white with scenes of different castles and little flowers and leaves circling the outer edge.  The pattern is Johnson and Brother’s Old Britain Castles. Sometimes when I’m having a cup of tea, I stare into the distant castle-scape and imagine myself […]

Can’t Kindle The Fire For My Kindle: Why You Can’t Teach An Old-School English Major New Tricks

I can’t do it.  Try as I might, I can’t bond with my Amazon Kindle.   I eyed this marvelous machine at my techie friend’s fingertips while we were flying together on a vacation.  I loved the idea of a lighter carry-on and a catrillion books at my disposal when I was lazing by the […]