Mothman Festival – Say What??

I am ridiculously excited about this, y’all. I just found out that the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, hosts a Mothman Festival every year. Now, if you’ve followed this blog very much, you know I have a “thing” for cryptids. I’m fascinated by the lore and the...

Cooking with Gas

(If you stick around or simply want to skip to the end, there’s a lasagna recipe.) In all the chaos and confusion that’s been life this past week, I forgot to post an update on the stove. The heat pump install was finished on Monday, and so was the stove install....

Midday Musings – 1

Technology often isn’t my friend. I don’t interact well with electronic devices—too much energy in my body, and I tend to short them out. And cords, let me tell you… I can tangle anything that resembles a string, including power cords, into a mess that will try the...

Age is Just a Number… Kind Of…

I’m at the age now where, if I want to read certain sizes of print, they must be held at arm’s length. If I don’t do that, they end up being fuzzy and indistinct and illegible. I made this discovery about a year ago, and it was both amusing to me at the time and a bit...

Oh, Bother.

There was a mouse in the house last night. Ordinarily I’m not a violent person, but the news of this little fella’s demise made me happy. Why? Because this mouse met his end at the hands of the blower motor in our heat pump. You would not believe the trouble one...

Big Happy Planning?

I was recently introduced to something called a Big Happy Planner. I’ve never been any good at remembering to journal or keeping a neat calendar. Scrapbooking is something that mystifies me, as I think it comes close in a way to the concept of decorating, and...