Roxie D. on Dealing With Stress

Roxie D. here. It’s been a long winter in South County, but the good news is Dad and I have spent some quality time together chillin’ out. Our motto is: “Avoid stress. Take a nap!”  I  happen to think everyone could benefit from taking a nap with a cat and now that humans are being directed … More Roxie D. on Dealing With Stress

Rocks in My Bag

I thought about calling this post “Rocks in My Pocketbook” but I realize it would date me. Pocketbook is a bit passe, like etui or reticule or bodkin. So “bag” will suffice . Our church school’s curriculum for this year is using elements of music, art, writing, and drama in teaching the Bible. I was … More Rocks in My Bag

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

Fall in South County

Mostly true story: Charley and I were sitting in a Dunkin’ Donuts last week and  a horse walks up to the Drive-up Window. The waitress looks out, surprised to see him standing there and exclaims, “Hey!” He says, “Yes, please, and could you throw in some extra ketchup?” (Now, I’ll bet you thought she was … More Fall in South County

Give Thinks!

I have a favorite joke. Actually, it’s the only joke I can ever remember. Good I’m not a stand-up comedian because that would make for a very short set. Here it is: Descartes, the French philosopher supposedly famous for saying, “Je pense donc je suis.”  (“I think, therefore, I am.”),  walks into a bar. He … More Give Thinks!