Monthly Archives: March 2011

Here’s Cricket

She is almost a yearling now.  We finished our obedience class a few weeks ago, and she almost has me trained to “come” on command.   She’s telling me about that through the window right now as I type.  Neighbors walked by my house one … Continue reading

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The Sap is Rising

Hello and welcome to March everybody!   It’s ALMOST SPRINGTIME!  Ahem — those words were typed on March 3, and here it is almost April. Years ago, I wrote a poem featuring my favorite time of year.  Got as far as the first … Continue reading

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Smiles? In the middle of things?

  About the blog title: My family and neighbors of origin nicknamed me “Smiles” before I cut my first tooth.  Perhaps they hoped that name would influence my behavior as I grew.  And perhaps it influenced their behavior, because I survived rambunctious toddlerhood … Continue reading

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