She Kept A Parrot

Yes, Michael, Rita is real.  She lives with me and my three dogs and Che, the chinchilla.  She’s been with me for ten years or so.  I swear she is not...

Mr. Camel I’m on the second shelf now.  Finally.  One to go.  That’s a bone china Spode pot called “Lancaster Cobalt” there in the middle.  It’s from what I call my...

I swear I had a perfectly satisfactory life before Maxwell.  I will get back to my cupboard momentarily, but for now I have to lament.  Maxwell will be sleeping over for...

Creamy White Gold-Rimmed China Lordy, it pains me to post this in black and white, but I’m doing it so I don’t break the RULES.  (Maybe I’ll post it in color...

Forgotten Chrystal I am going to show you inside an old woman’s cupboard.  I have boxes and cupboards filled with things that I no longer remember.  This is the way of...

It ought to be immediately obvious that I am a shameless old woman.  Otherwise, I should hide behind the hairless cat Gravitar.  I have to admit that I did a pass...

Miss Sarah’s Weave Miss Sarah, as everybody who knew her called her, was near onto ninety years old.  She was a real “Fox” if I ever knew one.  She helped me...

I called this guy my “Garden Troll”.   His face always full of wry good humor mocking me…   He sat atop a sundial pedestal from which the sundial had long...

This woman was directing a food service line.  It was obvious who was in charge.  I knew she has been at this for a very long time.  She had the air...