Monthly Archives: July 2015

Chester Chipmunk and the Lost Nuts- A Backyard Fable

Chester Chipmunk loved nuts and seeds! He spent each day gathering and storing any that he could find. He would fill up his little cheeks to overflowing and then go back to his burrow to store them. One hot summer … Continue reading

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Chester Chipmunk and the Lost Nuts- Cynical adult Version

Chester Chipmunk fancied himself to be the chipper community Lothario. He spent most of each day making eyes at all the chippy girls and most of his nights making chipper whoopee. He bragged to his friends of his conquests and … Continue reading

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Sally Sparrow- The Cynical Adult Version

Sally Sparrow was nothing special.   Small and brown. Sally like to sing but couldn’t sing as well as the other birds. One day she went to see Sage Sparrow, the oldest and wisest bird in the flock. “Sage, I … Continue reading

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My Magical Mystery Tour in the MRI Machine

Today I spent 45 minutes in a tube. The magical mystery MRI machine. While I  think of myself as strong and pretty fearless I am severely claustrophobic.   In an enclosed space that fearless shit goes right out the window … Continue reading

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Sally Sparrow – A Feeder Fable- Being Special

      Sally was a little brown sparrow. That is how she felt.  Small and brown. Sally wanted to stand out.   She wanted to be special. Each morning she would get up before the others in her flock … Continue reading

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Filbert Frog-The Cynical Adult Version

Filbert Frog was a nasty frog. He sat on his lily pad all day eating bugs and getting fat. He thought himself to be King of the Pond and would croak loudly when a gold fish got close. One day … Continue reading

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Filbert Frog Finds a Friend- A Fish Pond Fable

Once upon a fish pond a little frog named Filbert lived a solitary life. Except for some goldfish, that he tried to ignore, he had the whole big pond to himself. Filbert had lived  in the pond his whole life … Continue reading

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Blahzzzzz

Blahzzzz. I got ’em. That’s right, the blahzzzz.    Not to be confused with the regular old “blahs” or the “blues” or any other regular term used to describe the post vacation let down. Nope these are the blahzzzz . … Continue reading

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The RV Series-The First Trip-Epilogue

This might be long so for those of you who don’t like reading long posts here are the cliffs notes on the trip: Bought an RV. Took a long trip.  Fun and funny things happened.  Got a granddaughter. Learned some … Continue reading

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Accepting my Perfect Imperfectness ( and my misuse of punctuation, grammar and a host of other things)

Since I started sharing my blog posts I’ve had people say “you’re so brave to put yourself out there like that, I’d be too afraid to do that.” The truth is that for most of my life I allowed what … Continue reading

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