animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

the shed

I have been “painting” the shed for about 6 weeks and finally finished the job this evening. I say “painting” because it was a little more than that. To make painting easier, I took the glass out of the window frames, including the transom window (which completely fell apart–the glue …

the shining

I’ve seen this one before, of course. Probably multiple times. The same goes for the book. While Stephen King might not be a fan of this adaptation, I still think it’s a great movie, even after all these years. Jack Nicholson is in fine form in this one. Since I’m …

brunch

I had Jake’s girlfriend (Amelia) and her mom over for brunch yesterday. Those were the first non-family members I’ve entertained in years. Between getting divorced, and then covid, it wasn’t very feasible until recently. Anyway, Jake kept telling me how much I’d like Amelia’s mom and I really did–she’s great! …

land

This was a pretty good movie, starring (and directed by) Robin Wright. I’ve been a fan of Robin Wright since Santa Barbara (which probably was not her best work. haha).┬áThe movie was about a woman who goes to live off grid after losing her husband and son. Needless to say, …

captured

Sylvia was nowhere to be found Friday morning at feeding time. After Jake got up and she wasn’t with him, I started to worry. No one had seen her since snack time the previous night (around 10pm). I looked everywhere in the house, but could not find her. I went …