Roxie D’s Autumn Dreaming

     Happy Fall, everyone – especially my loyal fans and you know that means you, Melinda, President of the Roxie D. Fan Club. Since I’m stuck in the house, today, I figured I’d better  let you all know I’m still alive and well. (As well as I can be without having a book written about me.)  To … More Roxie D’s Autumn Dreaming

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January

I’ve been away for a month. On vacation, at home. No travel was involved. It was mostly sharing time with friends over impromptu lunch and dinners that Charley and I cooked together. And spending precious  time skyping with our friends Shengdong and Milanda in Xiamen, China and with Borja, Esther and Jose Luis in the Basque … More January

Roxie’s Christmas Eve

It’s me, Roxie. I’ve been left at home on Christmas Eve while the folks are out gallivanting. Lord knows where? Probably following the star to Bethlehem or Las Vegas. Once again, I’m stuck here with ZuZu, the most boring cat in the world. She’s lying around while I’m watching the house. It’s almost Christmas and so far, … More Roxie’s Christmas Eve

“The Pacas are Coming!” – National Alpaca Farm Days

Well, Talk Like a Pirate Day 2016 is over and we are getting back to some semblance of normalcy,  i.e. using a commonly understood  dialect and not AAARRRRRGGGGHHHHHTICULATING in the little-used (no mystery why), limited pirate vocabulary  that comes out every September 19th around this house. I tried to give myself a  break and recycle … More “The Pacas are Coming!” – National Alpaca Farm Days

Memorial Day

I just read a Washington Post article by a Marine Corps Veteran, Jennie Haskamp. It was about remembering the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country – 1.3 million lives lost since our first war in 1776. Decoration Day (now known in the US as Memorial Day) was set aside to … More Memorial Day