Tag Archives: Humour

If Cinderella Needed a Ball Gown for the Holidays. Forget the Pumpkin, Go Cedar

Buried deep within the Festival of Trees in Tacoma, Washington, a gown to go with Cinderella’s glass slippers for the Holiday Ball. This elegant re-imagination of a Christmas tree sent my imagination down a dark back road to Oz. Cinderella … Continue reading

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Frog Flees Attack Rose, Didn’t Make the News at 11

It’s June, the month of roses. This rose bush traveled many miles to my garden. The original owner nicknamed it “Attack Rose”. Every time her mother walked near the bush she would get caught in the thorns. I received the … Continue reading

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Cats: Caught in the Act

Three simple photos. Christmas Eve 2006. Our newly adopted cat, Olivia, discovered the sideboard table we set up for our buffet dinner. Clearly this set up was for her viewing pleasure. Fortunately, clean table cloths waited in the closet for … Continue reading

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More Amoré If You Please

My husband and I work together in the real world—a mom and pop operation. However, lately he’s been traveling more than George Clooney in “Up In The Air”. Which means, love threw up a road block with the strength of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Western Skunk Cabbage Season

If you’re not familiar with Skunk Cabbage, welcome. They show up in early spring. The pod-like flowers give off enough heat to melt surrounding snow. They love swampy, forest wetlands, and grow wild. While theses flowers look delightful, their delightful … Continue reading

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The Winter of ’07 Kicks the Spring of ’17

Our spring weather is still hanging out with the lion. Cool, windy, dark, rainy, with a few tantalizing sun breaks. After combing through old photo albums, I reconnected with these photos and counted this year’s spring lion in the blessing … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Pea, Not the Fairy Tale

I placed the warm blankets on the bare mattress. Not a cat to be seen. One more load of laundry and three flights of stairs to our apartment in West Seattle. Basket on my hip, I entered our apartment, crossed … Continue reading

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