Psalm 1: Blessed Is The Woman

Today, I was reading Psalm 1. Here’s the text of the first three verses: Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his […]


Authentic Swiss Fondue

Sound yummy??? Well, actually it turned out to be really delicious, but on the particular batch you will see pictured in this blog, I learned an important lesson that I will pass along to you, so that you can make a really delicious, authentically Swiss fondue, and avoid the whole unpleasant rubber cement issue. This […]


George, The Chicken

I’d like to tell you a little bit about my family, and this morning, I think I’ll start off with our Little Bit, the youngest member of our family. She is, as any good Irishman would tell you, the light o’my life, my little ray of sunshine. I’ll call her the Boonie Baby, for the […]


A Tale of Two Critters

The players: Deacon D. Dawg: happiest in the creek   My dear husband, the Big Bison: happiest in the studio, but equally happy going hunting   A notoriously vicious beaver A snapping turtle The Scene: This story plays out best told in the oral tradition, complete with accents and hand motions. However, lacking the desire to […]


Recipe for Trouble

Deaky-Boy Surprise Ingredients: One White Chocolate LabradorA Parade of Thirteen Wild Turkeys strolling through the backyard Roll the Labrador Vigorously with Glee and Gusto in the grass that recently hosted the Turkey Parade. Call and Scream hysterically for the dog to get back here NOW!!! Rue the day you ever bought the literally STINKING dog […]


Why I Went to the Woods (Part Deux)

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps […]