Oh, the people you’ll meet!

I love Newfoundland, not only for the scenery, which is gobsmackingly beautiful, but also for the people you find here. The other evening it was beautiful and warm. This may be one of the few things of which I am not particularly fond in this marvelous place; the weather. It was 20ºC (which is about…

Interesting discoveries

The weather prediction was that today would be a snow day. Preparatory to this, I made sure there was chocolate and wine and other Good Things to eat in the house. Last night we had a glass of wine, ate some chocolate and watched a movie. It was quite nice. Afterwards, I very carefully put…

Some days….

… are just days for curling up with a good book, like a Dictionary of Imaginary Places…. …. or an Atlas of Middle Earth, and flying away to parts unknown. Delighted as I am by their literary pursuits, I can’t help but wonder if they are simply dreaming of fantastic adventures or, perchance, plotting devious…

Fleeced.

I have to give them credit. Those turtles are better-educated than I thought. I caught them reading Amos Alden’s Big Book of Handspinning to the other day. Which probably makes this whole thing my fault, really, since it was the only reading material left on the table with them. But seriously, who knew turtles could…

Cabin Fever

I’m not entirely sure what happened. I thought things were going well. Everyone seemed happy. There was balance. There was unity. Early this morning I wandered into the studio and saw this: I thought it was simply a generous offering at first. You see, the turtles are evidently used to more exotic foods than are…