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An abrupt change of subject

I was on the phone with a friend the other day when she asked how everything was going with Coco. This is the same friend who waxes my eyebrows, and I think I’d been in her house the previous week moaning about being up all night because Coco would not stop making a noise that [...]

Rose ring

I picked this up at the Cog and Pearl when I was in Brooklyn a couple of weeks ago, and it fits well into the collection of other rose rings that I have in beige, black, and melon. I’m a bit predictable that way, and if I find a shirt that I absolutely love I’ll [...]

Security detail

If we left the front door open like this all day neither of these two dogs would move from that spot. But there is this inevitable sequence of events that happens whenever we open the front door, someone will walk by, or maybe a leaf will blow across the driveway, we never know, but Coco [...]

Hypnotized by a strange delight

Our lilac trees have finally bloomed, a little late this year, but well worth the wait. I brought in several bunches over the weekend and now our house smells like a very fragrant Granny who got all dressed up for a game of bingo.