July 2016

Comfortable Things


  December 2013   When I was young, I’m talking 4 to 6 years old, I had a security blanket. Much like Linus Van Pelt of Peanuts fame, I carted that thing around with me all over the house. It never traveled outside our doors that I can remember, but I do remember lying on […]

A Good Book

Do you hear that? THAT’S RIGHT IT’S SILENCE!!!   We put them all on a plane and after two days of Honey’s intense cleaning we have managed to reclaim half of our house. Thankfully it’s the half we use. The basement sleeping quarters still lay in rubble. It is an area that can wait.   […]

Lazy Larry

Theresa May is to become Britain’s newest Prime Minister. I read in the New York Times that she is due to take up residence at 10 Downing Street immediately and that she will be greeted by Larry the cat. This made me laugh as I had written about Larry a few years ago, it was […]

Beach Day

Day four or is it five?  Honey is losing steam. Her grandma mode is fading and everyday she seems just that much more worn out. I think I can use this to my advantage.   “You know Honey,” I would say, “if we lived on an island thousands of miles away they are less likely […]



There is one real advantage to getting out of bed in what others would consider the middle of the night, the solitude. You are not really alone but at four in the morning you’re pretty damn close.   I personally like it, not the days when I’m getting up to go to work but the […]