Today I got a gold star for not swearing. Much.

So this showed up in my inbox the other day… And all hell broke loose. ——– Original Message ——– Subject: Scripted Lifestyle & Travel Survey From: [removed] Date: Fri, August 16, 2013 To: undisclosed-recipients:; Hello Lifestyle & Travel Writers, As you may have seen in the recent newsletter, we have …

Passport time again

I’m dealing with the usual pre-flight jitters. My stomach doesn’t handle travel very well, so the anxiety about getting motion sickness only …

Seeds and Sprouts

There’s a trepidation about springtime in the Bay Area. Cold becomes not quite so cold, then it suddenly gets warm, which brings …

Gamble

Take a deep breath. Hit the “pay now” button. Exhale. Hope Thomas doesn’t see the invoice. Not that it’s a problem that …

Dogs and Dirt

I’m giving the UK trip a rest for now. Back to the dirt at hand. Cindy dog is getting old. She toddles …