It's An Overload

I find there is too much going on in the world and that managing to have one complete thought, before another one pops into my head, is all but impossible. It would probably help if I didn’t spend time watching and reading the news. Mind you if I didn’t, I might never have known about […]

Adventures From My Chair

My visit to The Playa is winding down and I know I have not given much detail on any adventures that have taken place. When I use the word adventure it does not mean I have made some enormous trek into the jungles or down some winding river. Machete in hand, hacking my way through […]

Doggy Day-Care

The deck on the cabana that Honey and I stay in is large. Not huge, but big enough to have four chairs and a couple of tables and enough room not to feel crowded. It also holds three or four dogs every morning when I get up. Honey likes to call our cabana deck, the […]



The clock ticks ever closer to my escape to the beaches of the Dominican Republic. This year will mark the third meeting of The Los Gringos Refugee Club and the first reunion of the victorious forces from The Siege at Los Gringos, as not only will Ginger and The Earl be there but Rock and […]

I Have A Tail... Who Knew?

Since spring appears to have finally arrived my weekend has been spent outdoors, therefore you get retreads today. Just to help your understanding, the cat I refer to in the following piece belongs to IT Genie and is not the current feline that has taken up residence in my home. Honey and I gave shelter […]

Dogs and Cats

We installed a cat door in the screen door to our deck. I watched the cat go through it the other day and all I can say is… “Damn that cat is fat!” It made me think of when she first arrived and I wrote the following.   June 2015 Her name is Cleo. The […]


I promised you the story of Tequila Wendy in my last post but after a week I seem to be struggling with getting it down on paper. So rather than torture myself I thought I would move on for now and come back to it later or never… we’ll see.   I am back at […]

Friday the 13th

Friday the thirteenth.  I don’t know about anyone else but I don’t care. Lousy days can appear on any day of the week or month. Tuesday the sixth, Saturday the twenty-third, it’s irrelevant.  Luck, good or bad, has nothing to do with the day of the week.   The fear of Friday the Thirteenth is […]

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 […]

Deadly Critters

It’s been raining here for the better part of two weeks which means two things, my over-fertilized wedding grass from last year has grown three inches and there are a billion mosquitoes lurking in it. They’re just waiting for me to mow the lawn. I can hear them buzzing out there, taunting me, “Yum, Yum, […]