Tag Archives: at home

     One of my dearest friends is having a baby!     Yippie!      Aunt Cheryl gets to kanoodle with a bitty bundle of love and laughs, and a mostly sweet smelling gift from Heaven.     Diapers, and babysitting, and walks around the block, with a good measure of Life According to… (if you get […]

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     Amazing things have been happening around A Pleasant House lately.     The dishwasher, which has been unbalance for three years (off kilter upper basket sliding out no matter how full, causing one to hold it back while loading the bottom) has been righted.      The outside Christmas lights have come down with the […]

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  • deeprooted - This post made me smile from ear to ear! Very elegantly introduced changes, and all good and/or beautiful ones – what a nice start into the new year!
    May I suggest for a staple-free-tree (;)) to try real candles? We have used them for over a century in my family without ever having any worry with them. When solidly placed, they are 99% safe and a treat you will never forget!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - I’d be too afraid the house would burn down- but we do clip beautiful glass pretend candles to the branch tips!ReplyCancel

     Perfect Lovers: Me, big bosomy flowers and over-the-top old movies- sometimes together.     So, the other day, TCM, played the 1936 film Camille, directed by George Cukor, starring Greta Garbo (“I vant to be alone”), Robert Taylor, and Lionel Barrymore.     There I was, ready to go comatose with another episode of an […]

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     Everyone needs doors- to enter, to exit, to open, to slam.     They can be wood, or metal, or made of gauze.     Some might even be imaginary, but we humans need walls to push back on and the ability to choose egress- or ingress (depending on your point of view).     Does […]

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  • deeprooted - Very élegant! I also love the kitty handicap ramp, so thoughtful! Our cat(s)forever just have a square opening my grandfather had sawn into the shed where our garden tools are…if they are not back in time before the front door closing! 😉ReplyCancel

     Have you ever had a day when your so bored you could spit, or sleep through it, or when eating an entire bag of treats seems reasonable?     When bathing is too personal, and the 1500 images you can view through the ‘big window’ have nothing your interested in?     When the thought […]

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