Eek! A Mouse! The Final Chapter

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 […]

Eek! A Mouse! Part 3

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 […]

Eek! A Mouse! Part Deux

A Mouse in the House Some of my dear readers may remember my first encounter with a mouse in the house. (The Gnome and I-Episode 10) Last Thursday night when I went into the bathroom to brush my teeth I had a visitor.  Out of the corner of my eye I saw a rather large […]

A morning without coffee………………

A morning without coffee………………. ……….is not a good morning at all!  Yesterday my coffee grinder gave up the ghost. The kitchen went dark; thunder clouds and lightning surrounded me. (I will refrain from mentioning any of the pirate swear words I uttered in frustration as this is a family blog.) I had visions of myself […]

Share Your World October 2, 2017

Here are my answers for Cee’s Share Your World 2nd October 2017 Edition If you were given the opportunity to ride in a helicopter would go? Yes, but only if I had plenty of airsickness tablets.  Otherwise it would be very unpleasant for the other passengers. What are some of your favorite type of proteins […]

Share Your World 25th September 2017

Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World 25th September 2017 What is your favorite outdoor activity? Being on a beach.  In a car would you rather drive or be a passenger? If I’m sightseeing, I want to be a passenger.  If I’m going on an errand I prefer to be the driver. If […]

The Tale of Melusina

Originally posted on MagickMermaid:
Melusina, Water Goddess with a Secret Melusina was a Water Goddess with hair black as night and pale luminous skin. One day while bathing in a forest pool, she was observed by a handsome knight who had lost his way. It was love at first sight for both of them and…

Share Your World 14 August 2017

Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World 14 August 2017 When you leave a room, do you turn the lights off behind you or keep the lights on throughout your house most of the time? As my dad always said,”We don’t have stock in the electric company.  Close the lights when you leave […]

Share Your World 31st July 2017

Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World 31st July 2017 If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? Definitely glasses! The thought of inserting the contact lens into my eye would have me panicky […]

Mystery Blogger Award and Blue Sky Tag Award

Much to my surprise I have been nominated for two blog awards!  Thank you so much! 🙂 True to form I will not be playing by the rules (as it states on my blog in bold letters: Confirmed Contrarian). I’ll be answering the questions only. Mystery Blogger Award Questions courtesy of JIF, cartoonist extraordinaire from […]