Hummingbird Haven

Hummingbird Haven

My husband and I vividly recall when nature flew into our home. Actually it’s happened four times. Because splendid sunshine, coupled with onshore breezes, are a staple in our SoCal lives. Thus, we leave the top portion of our Dutch door open throughout the day....
The Ubiquitous Buzz of the Neighborhood

The Ubiquitous Buzz of the Neighborhood

Ah, Spring has sprung! Rains have rained and the grass has grown – ’tis the season for the buzz of noisy lawn crews in southern CA! Including ours, I must say. On any given day some homeowner in our small, secluded neighborhood has a yard crew at work. No...
Write or Wrong – Just Do It!

Write or Wrong – Just Do It!

Whether you remain in quarantine or not, this recent set of months (nearly a year in CA where I reside) could have been monumentally productive… or not. Did You Just Do It? Did you devolve into obsessive COVID worry, attempting to get on a list – any list...
Bag Balm as Aphrodisiac?

Bag Balm as Aphrodisiac?

My dear mother, long departed, gave this square tin of Bag Balm to my husband, for Christmas one year. Note that its colors match the season. Also know that it was a spectacularly perfect gift, one that brought a broad-face smile to my husband, who then leapt up to...
You’re Never Too Old…

You’re Never Too Old…

So, due to a recent birthday, I’ve become geriatric. No, I’m not a Jurassic Park dinosaur – at least not culturally – but I do have ancient bones, body aches and pains. I’ve a long-time yoga, physical therapy, and massage devotee. This...