Thursday, August 26, 2010


 This is one of the many collectibles left at our farmstead when we bought it.
Every time I see him an old Charlie Pride song runs through my head.

"Coligha was a wooden Indian standing by the door.
He fell in love with an Indian maiden over in the antique store.
Coligha yoohoo
Then one day a wealthy customer bought the Indian maid.
Took the girl so far away that old Coligha stayed.
Cooligha yoohoo
Poor old Coligha never got a kiss.
Poor old Coligha don't know what he missed.
Is it any wonder that his face is red.
Coligha that poor old wooden head."

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Zucchini Bandit

 It's a very dangerous time of year you know.

 Keep your windows and doors locked at all times. Even if you are just running into the bank or post office.

 It can happen in an instant. Picture this scenario. You hop out of your car in a great mood. isn't it a beautifully day. Step into the bank to deposit your pay check and visit with the friendly teller a few minutes to long. You notice something very odd while walking back to your car. It looks as if your vehicle has turned green on the inside. You slowly open the door "creak" and scream. To your horror the car has been filled up with zucchini. Oh how you wish you would have taken the time to press that lock, for this is the time of year huge zucchini's are growing on the vine & the zucchini bandit is at it again.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

 What is the most important thing you grab while heading out the door?

 The keys are in the Blazer. I grab my jacket & purse off the hook in the mud room, but I must have one more thing, my book. I hate to leave the house with out my book. You never know when a reading opportunity might arise,

 Waiting to pick someone up, or you arrive early & have a few precious moments to open the pages and escape into another world for a bit. In fact sometimes I leave early just so I can do this. The car is one of the best places to read. Nobody is there to bother you. You can't look around the house and see all of the unfinished chores you should be doing.

 I even carry an emergency book in my glove compartment. A small paperback mystery. Just in case I've forgotten to bring the current novel I'm reading.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Turn The Page Tuesday

  Yes, I seem to be a day late and a dollar short.
 My book this month is "The Year Of Fog" by Michelle Richmond.

 A great book to read at the beach, but would be spooky if you had children with you. You would dare not take your eyes from them for a second to read this intriguing novel.

 The first chapter starts like this "Here is the truth, this is what I know: we were walking on Ocean Beach, hand in hand. It was a summer morning, cold, July in San Francisco. The fog lay white and dense over the sand and ocean- an enveloping mist so thick I could see only a few feet in front of me."

 The ending is a surprise. It does leave you wondering "What happens next" since there is no sequel you are left to make up your own story.

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Happy reading!