Mancave Update

It has been quite some time since I last wrote about TRH (The Retired Husband) and his mancave. ‘Tis a place he disappears into every morning. All I hear is the endless grind and scrunch of machinery. Pre-Christmas was a busy time. He made some beautiful gifts for the boys. To my shame and horror, … More Mancave Update

Hit and Miss

Ongoing problems with internet access. On again off again. Tonight is very hit and miss. This morning was good…. It’s aggravating, frustrating, annoying, @#$!!!! We changed service providers last week. However, the problem lies underground with aging, poor quality cabling incapable of providing a growing demand for services. This may be it for tonight – … More Hit and Miss

Requiesce in pace

For our friend ♥ Ilkka ♥ who earned his ‘Angel’s wings’ yesterday after a lengthy illness. The best things in life are the people we love… the places we’ve been… and the memories we’ve made along the way Raili Tanska


You and I are diamonds in the sky What do you see when you look in the mirror? This is a selection of what I have seen over time . A changing parade of styles and colours … I wonder what that says about me? Obviously I like to change my looks. I like colour. … More Reflections

Heart Star

Heart star  ♥  ♥ each pulse ♥  ♥ ♥ each beat  ♥ ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ripples out   ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥    embracing     ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥   ♥  ♥  ♥  the Earth  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ in Pink Light ♥   ♥ ♥ ♥  ♥ ♥ ♥   Raili Tanska ©

Saturday Smiles

A New Year Prayer For the Elderly God, grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, The good fortune to run into the ones that I do, And the eyesight to tell the difference. Lecture Tour with A Difference On New Year’s Eve, Daniel was in no shape to drive, so he … More Saturday Smiles

Serial Sevens

Lady Calen of the Sandbox Challenge fame has posted a series of questions about “getting to know yourself”. Four sets of seven. Being in a whimsical frame of mind, I thought I’d play around a bit with numerology first before answering the questions. Seven has always been revered and associated with spirituality. There are 7 … More Serial Sevens