"I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose."--S.I. Hayakawa

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Mid-Month Miscellany


 Yes, I did.

 And here are the contents of the back pocket, all laid out to dry.

Rather reminds me of the time I washed my husband's wallet...   No pictures of that occasion.   Not exactly a Kodak moment.


When I began as a substitute mail carrier, I wondered about dogs on the route.   Dogs and mail carriers are supposed to be natural born enemies, you see. 

 But all the dogs on the route would come running with wagging tails and excited eyes when they saw the familiar maroon Honda.  I soon discovered the secret.

Small Milkbones. 

And Ivy knew they were in the car somewhere.  She didn't rest until the few I had were gone.

Then she crawled in back and went to sleep along with fellow housedog Bella.


Sun.  Streaming into my kitchen.  Sun, for the first time since mid-November.

Welcome back.


Whatever gave you that idea?


Monday, Valentine's Day, I invested $7 in two bags of Hershey's foil wrapped chocolate hearts.  Everywhere I went that day, I handed out chocolates and wished all the recipients a happy Valentine's Day.  I gave them to friends, sporting goods store clerks, sandwich makers at Subway, the kids across the road from me.


  1. You do know how to make a person smile, Gully.

  2. Thank you Jeannie for a good bedtime read. I love the pictures also. I so appreciate the time you take to post and write.