Monthly Archives: February 2011

The dog…

…is dying. I hear her panting and snoring in her sleep. She will be 14 next month, if she lives that long. She has a nasal tumor, which won’t respond to chemo. And we’re trying to make her comfortable until … Continue reading

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Brrrr

Cold and dark. The snow is swirling in the glow of the street lamp like a cloud of drunken fairies. Our little car is huddled against the garage, trying to find some shelter from the icy winds. Everyone is hunkered … Continue reading

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…and one more thing about auto safety

I do have to add that the Smart Car is amazing. It bounced away from the accident like a trooper, it’s only going to cost $628 to fix it and, most important of all, it kept us perfectly safe. We … Continue reading

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Bumps on the way to Valentine’s Day

I’ve been so busy that there’s been almost no time to write. This isn’t what I envisioned at all, and most of it isn’t for pay, sadly. However, there’s a quiet moment, so here I am, banging away at the … Continue reading

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Sigh. No good deed goes unpunished

Yesterday, I set out to put a band on one of those sites where you can expose hundreds of thousands of people to your music. Not my band, but the sweetie’s band. I worked on it all day, picking photos, … Continue reading

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Songwriting for the total idiot (that would be me)

So, out of the blue, driving home, a song hit me square between the eyes. I didn’t want to lose it, so I continued to sing/hum/whistle it until I could get Garageband up to record it. And of course, that’s … Continue reading

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Icy Night

It’s pitch black out. The furnace is happily blowing hot air through the house and keeping the icy blast outside where it belongs. I dread going out tonight to walk the dog. The temperature has dropped every time I glance … Continue reading

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