Category Archives: Homemaking

Gratitude Sunday: Headed South

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “We don’t want to swim against cosmic currents, do we?” Stefan Emunds Sunday Haiku Prettiest flower in my wild overgrown yard is me, yours truly. Sunday Musings More proof I am a slow … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Masked For Memorial Day

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Oscar Wilde Sunday Haiku Warming trend, brief wind, gray sky, clouds … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: First Empty Nest Mother’s Day

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday Haiku Breeze carries … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Another One Done

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Even the mundane task of washing dishes by hand is an example of the small tasks and personal activities that once filled people’s daily lives with a sense of achievement.” B. F. Skinner … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Victory Garden 2020

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “My grandmother had a courtyard of animals, like goats and chickens. She made ricotta cheese, cooked with potatoes warm from the garden, grew everything from beans to wheat. It was simple, seasonal food, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Just The Forms, Ma’am

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.” Plato Sunday Haiku Spring peeks through green grass, bursts from the … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Order And The Law Of Cleaning Entropy

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.” Nadia Boulanger Sunday Haiku Purple primrose peeks through dark green rippled leaves, face subtle, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Call Me

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.” Ambrose Bierce in The Devil’s Dictionary (satire) Sunday Haiku Cloud, sun, breeze, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Ms Clean A New Way

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “What would be the point of living if we did not let life change us?” spoken by the butler, Mr Carson (actor Jim Carter) in Downton Abbey Sunday Haiku Snow teases, threatens, children … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Time For Christmas

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “The only certainty is that nothing is certain.” Pliny the Elder Sunday Haiku Fog lies low over valley, hill, town, and country; weather always wins. Sunday Musings When a person suffers PTSD, anxiety, … Continue reading

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