Scalmandre le tigre

World’s Most Sought After

This post is not about needlepoint. Not directly , anyway. I got the idea that I should make a pillow that was a simple tiger skin pattern, so I started searching for vintage or modern kits. Unfortunately, all I could come up with was hodgepodge designs of several  animal prints mooshed together onto a single…

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101 Views Of My Deck

Things are starting to get back into shape on my personal slice of heaven. My trim little semi circle of yellow Knock Out Roses has been wildly successful so of course that means Sami wants to teach them a lesson with his chain saw. This is what he hates about exuberant abundance: And that of…

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Suddenly Summer!

The sun is shining, a light breeze passes through now and then and its 91 degrees. What a perfect beach day at the Jersey Shore. Thank heaven I’m in the comfort of my own home in blissful air conditioning. Frankly, I never did get how anyone could enjoy themselves at the beach knowing that they…

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Publicly Supported Theater

As you know, I gave up political commentary long ago because the current goings-on and the people behind them make me sick, but now that Hillary! is struggling for her very survival, how can I pass up the chance to feature characters who’s very initials tell us so much about them:  Ew! and B.S. ?…