Snow. And a Sales Pitch.

I got up this past Saturday morning to no hot water. Not “run out of hot water” no hot water – I mean, “no water coming out of the tap” no hot water, so… No shower for me. Luckily, as it turns out, because I was surprised (oddly,...
The $5 School Cake…

The $5 School Cake…

When Ruby was a young girl, her school in Northland had a fair once a year, in the spring. It offered the usual school fair “stuff” of the era; games of chance, 4H projects, etc., and students could show off (and sell) their needlework and baked goods. One...
Wink, Wink…

Wink, Wink…

So I’ve been amusing myself in the wee hours when unable to sleep. I’ve been playing with Flash programming again, and finding out first hand, again, how time-sucking it is. By the time I’m tired enough to sleep, it’s too late to sleep! A few...
Bento Boxes…

Bento Boxes…

You would think I could have it both ways. Tha “art” of building a bento box is, apparently, a lesson in meditation. One learns patience and serenity blah, blah, blah while getting the food ready to pack, and then designing a pleasing arrangement in the...

I Sits…

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem – featuring Rihanna