Lovely sunset at home

Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying this beautiful sunset with Mama in our front yard! It was even more brilliant in person! Day 322 of 365. And Day 688 in a row! 1 year ago today: New warm friend 5 years ago today: Remembering a Friend What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!   Advertisements

Pet door solution

Today I solved a problem that’s been plaguing us for years: the pet door insert! Though it gave us freedom from being our dog’s doorman, it also made our house freezing cold and narrowed the opening of our sliding glass door. This narrowing has been especially dangerous for Mama because the insert makes the railing…

The last fuchsia

Since it’s been getting colder, our gorgeous fuchsia plant that’s brightened our doorway all summer has been dying. This weekend we were surprised and happy to discover one final blossom! We love the bright colors and how it looks like a dancing lady. Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying the beauty of the very last fuchsia blossom…

An adorable visitor 

This absolutely adorable, precocious visitor came by to see us and brightened our day! Six-year-old Spirit lives next door with her family, who we’ve been fortunate enough to become close with over the last several months. She came to pick up something we had for her Mensch of a mother and immediately snuggled in with…

Behind the scenes

Mama was finally feeling a bit better this afternoon so we watched the end of Doc Martin’s Season 8 and a wonderful Behind the Scenes episode. Mama and I especially enjoyed seeing the actors out of character and learning more about them. Since the Doc is such a serious, grumpy guy on the show, it…

The mensch next door

Mama still wasn’t feeling well today and didn’t want me to leave her side. Her severe headache went into day three, and she’s had some troubling neurological symptoms that are scaring both of us. Thankfully, we didn’t have to return to the ER today, but it was close. I snuck out for a moment when…

Feeling the love

Mama has had an excruciating headache the last two days. I have been very worried and monitoring her closely. I called the Advise Nurse today and was told to bring her to the Emergency Room. Our super sweet neighbor came over right away and helped me get Mama bundled into the car. It’s been a…