Our lives have been turned upside down. To lives of never ending waiting. Is there a higher purpose to this frustration? Perhaps we are learning patience. Then again, it just may be signs of poor customer service, inefficiencies and lack of communication. The last couple of days have been fraught with frustrations. What the heck, … More Waiting, waiting, waiting ….
We have become intimately familiar with pain in our household of late. Wikipedia describes it as a distressing feeling. Well, they sure got that right. Some of you may have read my posts about knee and heel pain. Having watched this TedEd video, I can confidently report that my intensity scale ranges anywhere from 0 … More When Pain Roosts
Like himself, my hands have been busy creating too. I don’t like just sitting watching TV. My hands need something to do. So I have been using up odd bits of left over crochet cotton. Too lazy to concentrate on following patterns, I let my intuition guide me. There were many unravellings along the way … More Raili’s Realm – using up left over yarn
Son, the youngest, asked dad if he could make them a pallet wood coffee table. Sure. It was to be a hexagonal design top. With a black aluminium frame. Sure. As it turned out, the ‘sure’ proved to be more of a challenge than anticipated. The design of the top created some logistical conundrums. It … More From the Man Cave – 2019
You may have read my recent post about the foot pain I have had of late. Self administration of an assortment of therapies and treatments has yielded a bit of improvement. Some days have been good. Monday gone was horrible and led me to administer heavy duty prescribed meds to ease the pain. Today I … More Shockwaves to my Foot
The last couple of months have had me limping along in pain. In my left heel. Sometimes excruciatingly painful. It’s almost like walking on a bad bruise. I have investigated this pain. And come to the conclusion that it is a classic case of plantar fasciitis – again. This nasty condition had appeared in a … More A Pain in the Foot
Life just got a whole lot more busy. Christopher and Alisha introduced us to their newly acquired puppy on Friday, 6 week old Tilly. She is a bundle of cuteness. Lo and behold, on Saturday afternoon, Tilly had cloned into two! She has been joined by her brother Kobe. All of a sudden we find … More New Puppies
A couple weeks ago I wrote about this dog training webinar I had just watched. Since then Tess has been undergoing a training regime. She is living proof that it IS possible to teach an old dog new stuff. Using the tools and tips suggested in the webinar has produced quick results. I am impressed. … More Teaching an Old Dog New Stuff: Pt 2
That is a serious question. Here’s what led up to its asking. Himself thought I would be keen to head into The Wild after see this. I neither camp nor glamp. But do you know what a pooing log is? Or a wee tube? Watch this and find out. Himself sent me this in the … More Do you know what a pooing log is?