Last Monday when I went into the kitchen to make breakfast I was greeted by Henri bearing a brightly-wrapped gift. “Joyeux Anniversaire!” I had completely forgotten that today marked my 5th year of being a bona fide homeowner. How time flies when one is constantly performing home-maintenance chores! Of course, technically the bank still owns […]
As a perennial procrastinator I sheepishly admit that some years my Spring cleaning doesn’t get done until Autumn. This year, however, I promised myself extra chocolate if I accomplished these tasks in a timely fashion. I toiled away at these mundane chores for two months. I noticed Henri was conspicuously absent for several hours every […]
Tiny houses are becoming more popular with humans world-wide. They are affordable and eco-friendly. Of course, gnomes have always lived in tiny houses that are off the grid. Although it’s still Winter, Henri is planning a new garden. He was inspired by some designs I created and submitted to Better Gnomes and Gardens Magazine. Both […]
Happy Valentine’s Day from Henri and Rita! And Fledermaus!
Happy Halloween from Henri and Rita! Rita Booke, town librarian and Henri’s sweetheart, cooks up some Halloween treats. Henri ate too many as usual! 🙂
To catch up on the story: Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 Eek! A mouse! The final chapter I consulted with friends. The always-imaginative Sir Doubtpuppet came up with a rather creative solution. He suggested that I make a lady mouse decoy with blonde hair, lipstick, stilettos and mousecara-ed eyelashes to be placed […]
To catch up on the story: Part 1 and Part 2 Eek! A mouse! Part 3 The next day I confronted Henri about the truffles. “C’était censé être une surprise.” (They were to be a surprise.) I glared at him with raised eyebrow. “Have you tried them?” I asked. Henri looked down at his boots […]