Car Talk

  Truth be told, I wouldn’t mind owning a Cadillac. A pearly white one, except Cadillac’s white is called White Diamond, not pearl.  But I’ll be damned of I’m going to invest that kind of money into a vehicle identified only by numbers and letters. As far as I can see, the only Cadillac with a…



  Situation: Sometimes okay once I woke up in the middle of the night with itchy armpits. Visual examination confirmed that my armpits are hairless, free of infestation and of normal color and turgor. Then I noticed that the soles of my feet were itchy, too. Then I fell back asleep. Question: What could this be?…


This Is Happening

Although the little lemon tree continues to lose its yellow leaves, the fruit is gaining ground. There are now 16 lemons of varying sizes from 1/2″ to this enormous 3-incher, with the majority in the 1 1/2 to 2 ” range and it’s now producing new flowers.


Father’s Day Baby

Dutch Baby   or, Still Life with Trash Bags and Easter Placemats Really, I must start staging my snapshots a bit more thoughtfully. It would be good for you to see some of the other 105 table linens I have instead of realizing that these have been in constant use since the end of March. Also,…

Brush With Greatness

We bought our first home the day after we returned from our honeymoon. The house was owned by a married couple but the only seller we ever met was a uptight man in his 50s with a pot belly and a little mustache like Xavier Cugat. His idea of casual wear was a white dress…