The eerie silence of Covid compliance no sliding no riding no hiding and seeking no swinging and singing no climbing no bouncing no racing no boisterous dashing no playful splashing. Just Mousekin afloat without a boat. Just the eerie Covid silence. Every time I walk […]
Autumn sun sparkles while summer’s drifting away … one leaf at a time. Summer seems to have come to a sudden end here in the Pacific Northwest! We’ve had quite a few rainy days already and the nights are getting cooler. Slowly the leaves are […]
Take time to smell the roses! It’s so easy to forget. Sometimes, chores should wait! Busy, busy, busy. “I can relax tomorrow!” All too often tomorrow never comes! Nothing should be more important then to make a little time for yourself! A moment in your day where you […]
My annual road trip to California always takes me back to Sonoma County. Having lived there for many years, it still feels like home every time I visit. The area has grown quite a bit, since we left more than twelve years ago. I still […]
Alles Liebe zum Geburtstag Gabi! Sabine & Mr. Pitt On this special day for my little sister I remember why I always miss her Despite being far apart Yet never in the heart We still share a love of many things: Lounging on the sofa reading In good […]
Just like a seemingly perfect life, Windows with a breathtaking view, Can sometimes have rough edges, too. Looking out from the inside I wonder about the outside. Looking in from the outside I wonder about the inside. The people, the town, the country, the world.
While browsing through various blogs yesterday, I came across a post by Sridevi at “coconut craze” (https://coconutcraze.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/easy-mexican-ricespanish-rice-with-beans/ ). She shared a story about a nickel. This brought back memories, of when I first arrived in the US many years ago. Foreign languages are hard enough to […]
Colors of fall were spectacular last October. I spent a day with some friends near Sandy. They live in a forested area, complete with hiking trails, ponds, a roaring creek and the peaceful quietness found only in the woods. Ducks and geese were eagerly waiting […]