My Dear Boy and I needed to do a little shopping before his 9th grade camping trip. Lucky: Denim Jeans: $110.00 Guess: Black Jeans $89.00 Dick Sporting Good Store: Mess Kit, Track Pants, Mesh Bag, Bug Spray, Camp Pillow: $69.00 Starbucks: (2) Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino's: $8.90 After we returned home from shopping I did laundry, … Continue reading Shopping with my Freshman
Happy Michaelmas! “It is true that spring is fair, and it is a fine capacity of the human soul to perceive the beauty of the spring, the growing, sprouting, burgeoning life. But to be able to perceive also when the leaves fade and take on their fall coloring, when the animals creep away — to … Continue reading Happy Michaelmas! Courage,Initiative,Steadfastness
Deer? I live in the city … of Chicago! We have deer in our forest preserves and coyotes in our cemeteries, and sometimes a cougar drops by-not my neighborhood by close enough-but we seldom have deer in our front yards. My beagle, Scooby, went crazy at the window. After failing to hush him, I gave in … Continue reading Deer in my Chicago Neighborhood!
Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed!! An Odd Dude. Some say Johnny Appleseed was a pioneer but I picture him more as an 1800’s hippie. He wore coffee sacks with holes cut out for his arms, rarely wore shoes even in the winter he could walk over the ice and snow barefooted and the skin was so thick … Continue reading Celebrating Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday with Apple Kuchen!
Why were you up at 1:35am in the morning?? Do you ever sleep? I’m often asked this question, and I’m going to answer you right now. I have important things to think about, problems to solve, and concerns to take care of, and sometimes the day just does not hold enough hours to give them … Continue reading Wanted: New Dream Weaver
Camp Fun! click on picture to make it bigger. Camp Run-A-Pup
In honor of Punctuation Day--Clever Cousin Craig has written an Odd To Punctuation. I must share it with you because I simply must. Punctuation Disclaimer: I'm honoring punctuation because its fun and I find it amusing. However, I have NO intention of giving up Whimsical Capitalization (thank you Carla for coining this phrase for me and gifting it to me), engaging in the … Continue reading Odd To Punctuation
I love our house. Joe, Cole and I moved in October 4th, 1997. Joe’s dad built our house. Joe grew up in our house. It raised seven children, entertained grandchildren, and was home to a couple of dogs. Loud still lives in the walls. He takes a lot of care of his house, he always … Continue reading Home is where I am ♥
My friend, Isabel, gave me a start of mint from her garden because I love mint. I love to munch on mint or add it to my iced tea. Smelling it makes me happy. Because I am high on mint, I’m going to tell you a Minty Myth and a share a few minty Odd … Continue reading Mint the Herb that Refreshes
In honor of Pirate Day Rascal has allowed these pictures to be published on Odd. We'll feed ye to the sharks, ye scrappy bilge-rat...Arrrrrrrr AHOY! Matey! We'll hang ye by the gibbet, ye salty sea bass... Yo ho ho an' a bottle o' rum!.