I have arrived in Ohio! The drive on Monday was a little unnerving since there were a few strong gusts and lots of blowing snow, but it's over now. Serephina and Khaleesi handled the trip well enough, but Ofelia... well, she didn't do so well. She ended up wetting my bed at one point and… Continue reading Not yet settled
Each morning I look out my bedroom window at the flowers and am amazed at the new ones that have come out, seemingly overnight. I'd forgotten how lovely western North Carolina can be when spring finally appears. Pinks, purples, yellows, whites, and even a few reds - all bursting open as if to remind us… Continue reading Spring at last…
As I struggle to keep my eyes open tonight I remind myself that I've made a lot of progress. I have all the surfaces painted, the roof is sealed and the a/c shroud is back in place, the generator is gone, and someone is coming to get the propane tank this weekend. Packing up my… Continue reading Where did the time go?
I'm so excited! I will be painting with Kilz tomorrow morning, then the colors on Thursday. If all goes well, I should be done with the walls no later than Friday, then I can start on the floor. I am running a little late on that, but I discovered that porch paint will work well… Continue reading I’ve rounded the corner
I am now the happy owner of a 1987 Georgie Boy LM. She's old and needs a lot of cleaning up, but also solid and in great condition. The great thing is that Anthony got his within a couple days of me finding mine. His blog is here and he's just getting started on it.… Continue reading She’s here!
I'm going to say the first part swiftly and without elaboration. I think it will make it easier. Aurora died at the beginning of April. Her health had declined rapidly and, even though I knew it was coming, it hit me really, really hard. There. I did it. Yes, it's been over a month, but… Continue reading Sadness and Sunshine
As the sky begins to lighten, I think about the way the last half of 2016 has gone for many of us. And I think about myself, too. There were days, weeks even, when I thought that I'd give up my dreams of heading out onto the highways and visiting with all the people I've… Continue reading A quiet morning