Crippling Fear

Our poor, little dog.. It had been over an hour of thunder and lightening yesterday afternoon and she was completely exhausted from all the shaking and fretting. When it storms, Daisy is inconsolable; she runs from room to room looking out windows.. won’t be held.. won’t be calmed. She’s gotta get through it ‘her way’…

So, how’s your weather?

  Back in ’96 our family moved from the Florida Keys to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My mom used to call me from the sunshine state and start every conversation with the same question:  “So, how’s your weather?”  (Yeah, that used to annoy the heck outta me because I figured she had probably already watched the weather…

I 💜 Hibachi

The family drove to Tampa this week-end to visit my husband’s parents. This summer trek across the state just wouldn’t be complete without an apocalyptic, zero visibility thunderstorm which we endured for about 2 hours. I have a love/hate relationship with these white knuckle road trips..On the one hand, I hate the tension, (WE’RE ALL…

A walk on the beach….

It had been storming all morning.  Torrential rain, wind, thunder and lighting thrashed the island. And then, as so often happens, the clouds suddenly blew away.  My husband and I decided to take advantage of the break in the weather … We were not alone.    Tybee Island, Georgia   “Declutter your mind of plans,…