Sometimes self-care looks like this: I postponed my mammogram until I was fully vaccinated, then procrastinated making the appointment until earlier this week. … [Read more...] about Self-Care
Hi. I've been spending more time than I'd like in the carrier going to appointments in Connecticut. Some days it's a short car ride, others it takes what feels like forever. Why? A few weeks ago, my wonderful person was petting me and noticed a lump where there shouldn't be anything but soft, fluffy, (and if I may say so) amazing black cat. … [Read more...] about Thoughts (by Shadow)
May was a challenging month for reasons not related at all to my reading. There were, however, two exciting reading related events. First, I set foot inside my local library branch for the first time since March 2020! It was delightful to browse the shelves and check out books. The second was shopping at two library book sales and finding some interesting new-to-me titles. Even with all these distractions, I managed to finish … [Read more...] about May 2021 Reading
In 2019 I moved the peonies to a sunnier spot in our space. Last year, they grew, but the tiny buds never developed further or bloomed. I'm pleased this year to share a peony blossom. … [Read more...] about peony!
Hi. Are you vaccinated yet? If not**, why? Yes, it can lead to a day of soreness and feeling under the weather, for example. But the benefits are huge! It protects you and your community too. Don't you want to help others? … [Read more...] about thoughts from a box (by Shadow)