Reflections on an early morning walk

October 12, 2016



As most of you know, I am a morning person. There is nothing I love better than to get up early and do my exercise before the my day gets started. As I look ahead to foot surgery in December, I want to get the most I can out of moving and walking while I […]

A visitor to our new front steps

October 5, 2016


chipmunk on new front steps

Since I started a new consulting project, I haven’t had much time to think about blogging. We just had our front side steps redone and they look great. And, more importantly, one of our “pet” chipmunks, named Peep, has given them his stamp of approval. Note the little white object in the lower right corner […]

Another day in Cambridge

September 28, 2016


My consulting project started up this week, so I have been very busy. Here’s a view from the Longfellow Bridge, which runs from Kendall Square in Cambridge to Boston. It is also known as the “salt and pepper” bridge since the structures look like salt and pepper shakers. The picture I took was very dark, […]

Mystery object revealed

September 21, 2016


barre ball

My first attempt at taking a picture of the “real” object. Can we say, “oops?” I guess I will never make a living as a photographer. Here it is. You may still not know what it is, so I shall tell you. It’s a little barre ball. A what???? It’s a small ball that can […]

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What is it?????

September 14, 2016


mystery object

What do you think?  A word to some of my friends  (and you know who you are) – you will know immediately what this is.

Healthy herb adventures

September 7, 2016


kukicha twig tea

I suffer from periodic bouts of gastritis. And as much as I like natural stuff, I’m all for taking a pill to make things better. Except, as with most medicines, the cure can kill you as much as the ailment. So I have been on a quest to find a more natural way to heal. […]

Chipmunks=2; Mr. Ken=0

August 31, 2016


latest chipmunk toy

As most of you probably know, we have several chipmunks that we consider our “pets.” They come right up to us and eat out of our hands. Well one day, Mr. Ken happened to look out the front door to see if his beloved “Peep” had collected the peanut treats he had left out for […]