Treats

'Tis the season: Christmas cheers, Jingle Bells, Tinsel, Mistletoe, Rudolf and Santa’s other Reindeers. Children’s wishes, Santa’s letters, Singing carols, Christmas trees, Angels, and Anticipation Of wonder and Of happiness. Gatherings. Family and Friends celebrate A birth and the Allure of New beginnings In the New Year. Oodles of treats. Kiddies playing Guessing games Of…

A Matter of Duck and Dive

There is a saying: ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ Verily for me: never mind technology and its disruptive influences, I still smile when I hear a child laugh, or watch a puppy play. So then, what about change, per se? Is all change created equal? Observing the busyness of people…

When Change is as Good as a Holiday

It had to happen, eventually. After a long, long hot summer with steamy, sunny days and sticky, over-warm nights; the weather is finally turning. Six weeks behind schedule: the deciduous trees are shedding their leaves and cooler overnight temperatures makes for sounder sleeping. As for younger mutt: last night was the first night he wore…

Just Because

Away from the city noise. Away from roads choked with impatient motorists going nowhere fast. Walking in a quiet suburban area of one-way streets and no-through roads, I happened upon a quaint street. A quiet street lined on both sides with tall, mature trees; their canopy casting much needed shade on a hot summer’s day.…