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...

I Sits…

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

Bloody Mary Doesn’t Live Here Anymore…

My immediate surroundings are a little on the macabre side. I’m speaking here of my space, my attic loft, my Belfry – where I tend to hibernate. It’s a cool space – to a degree. I don’t mind having a secret panel in the wall – that...

Karma, Zen, & a $60 Waste of Cellophane…

Seriously. SIXTY. DOLLARS. I mean, really: Holy shit! I had to remind myself (repeatedly) through Halloweén week of my recently adopted “Zen” Attitude. Throughout the scrubbing of ketchup and peeling of chewed-up chewing gum from doorknobs (actually, I...