All that’s yellow is not gold

The Solstice has passed. The Longest Day of The Year. Now we start a slow, almost imperceptible downhill slide into the maw of winter. A few weeks ago, we experienced unusually warm weather for us here in The Bowl. The … Continue reading

The Sound of Vomit in the Morning

I was awakened this morning to the sound of a dog vomiting. This is never a good thing. Rising in a panic at 3:30 a.m. to rip dog covers off before the ┬ádog vomit soaks through to my bedding prompts … Continue reading

The Psychology of Cleaning

I just finished a much-needed burst of cleaning here in The Bowl. I’ve been putting it off, remembering the sage words of one of my friends who wisely said: “The dirt and dust will still be there when you finish … Continue reading