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Quinoa, frogs legs and more musings from “The Picnic Game”

When it comes to games involving the alphabet, pity the participant who is in his sixties and can’t remember what comes after the letter C.

Queen sized

Where you will find Chuck when he is not writing poetry about his feelings.

My village

My team of “sister wives” is wide and deep and doesn’t get enough public praise for their contribution.

Stuff I found while looking around

This week’s link roundup featuring dogs, race, bipolar disorder, human trafficking, and exercise balls. And one very specific tweet that has me snorting. I’ll let you guess which one.

Coco Furrocious

I can’t even believe I’m about to do this: I hereby recommend that you go out right now and adopt a herding dog.

Traveling hack

So much easier than carrying a sombrero and a fly swatter through an airport.

Summer is happily not yet over

The year-round must-have accessory for living in the climate that I do.

Sunday service

Imagine hymns ringing out from every corner of the countryside.

Scent sucker revisited

My friend Sarah expounds further on her kryptonite: “This scent made my house smell like I was richer and less worried than I am, which is not at all and very. Of course then they discontinued it.”

Feral DNA

Once again reminded about Chuck’s lineage and which among the thousands of breeds he’s related to has such a gene so dominantly crotchety.