She Kept A Parrot


A MOTHER’S KEEPER For a long time, I’ve wanted to have a place to put photographs.  Just odd photographs that don’t fit into my blog.  The other night, I decided to create a drop-box file for my favorite photographs.  About two-o’clock in the morning, I hastily created The Fuzzy Foto.  If you’re interested, I’ll be dropping my fuzzies and an occasional sharp one into the Fuzzy Foto box.   My mother’s urn… Read More


People of my age travel on cruise ships sipping hard liquor heading somewhere.  Exciting strangers with tales to tell.  They visit places they’re too old to explore. They have grand adventures. They bring back photographs and silly hats to prove it. I know this because the characters on my bookshelf told me.  My sister tells a different story.  I trust my bookshelf friends.   I don’t travel. Just this morning on the… Read More

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 later)  It has a band of heavy gold applied in a style that I’ve forgotten the name of.  I bought this set of china years ago because Clydell told me to.  She and her husband restored antique furniture in the bottom… Read More