Animal stuff

  Nature really is pretty spectacular! Enjoy…… Raili Tanska Steps for Peace “To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness”  ~ Robert Muller Advertisements

To have and to hold

The other day I wrote a poem about disposable relationships. Today I write a sequel based on a lifetime of relationshipping experiences.  A mini how ‘to have and to hold from this day forth, in sickness and in health, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health…’ When things go pear … More To have and to hold

Saturday Smiles

A  timely follow up for my mushroom  post Mushrooms She wanted to serve her guests mushroom-smothered steak, but she had no mushrooms and no time to buy them. Her husband suggested, “Why don’t you go pick some of the mushrooms that are growing wild down by the stream? “No, some wild mushrooms are poisonous.” “Well, I … More Saturday Smiles

Echoes of Creation

Himself, TRH (The Retired Husband) has been busily constructing things of timber in the  man cave. These two beautiful pine boxes are now waiting for me to find things to put into them. They stack and have hand grip holes in the sides for ease of moving. They really are very good. He’s a clever little … More Echoes of Creation

Disposable Lives

Head over heels in love so many plans and happy days stretching into years of comfort growing into  routined patterns of being. ♥ Somewhere along the way the toothpaste  lid left off begins to grate and niggle until bursting with indignation explosions and accusations fly building mountains unsurpassable. ♥ / ♥ A parting of the … More Disposable Lives

Woollie socks

    Have you ever had the pleasure of wearing handknitted woollen socks in winter? These ones are very nearly like the ones we used to have. I found this picture on Pixabay. We used to always have someone who could weave the magic of those knitting needles to create such toasty warmth. When the … More Woollie socks

Pimp Your Food

I have known for some years that putting mushrooms out in the sun will boost their vitamin D content markedly. In fact, I did a bit of research last year into the magical and fascinating fungus when I posted a recipe for The. Best. Mushroom. Soup. Ever. What I didn’t know is that there are … More Pimp Your Food