I know the references to Corona-impacted travel have been overdone, but with no clarity in sight about future travels, modes of recreation etc people are harking back to the good old days. Sadly for some of us they were just a few months ago. Check out my posts on my last trip here and here.... Continue Reading →
When you're lucky enough to spot flamingoes, painted storks, pelicans and herons all in the same frame.
My father would always point me in the direction of one of our numerous dictionaries whenever I asked him the meaning of any word. And that stuck; looking up the meaning, etymology and whatnot. Ergo Wikipedia and all the wiki pages are like my playground. Can't have too much of it is what my mind... Continue Reading →
I can't be a Gloomy Gus for too long. I either seek out stuff to read or watch that lifts my spirits to some extent if not fully. The lockdown has come at the time when the kids usually splash around in the pool, play out till they've got to be dragged home by their... Continue Reading →
I wrote about being nostalgic in this morning's post and this is the follow-on one. It doesn't take a Freud to know that ever since my movement have become restricted to all things essentials, I've been dreaming (day and night-kinds) about open roads, travelling...the whole shebang. We had to cancel our annual summer break road... Continue Reading →
TO often asks me trivia questions especially about animals. Today's query was about a bird whose name starts with P and ends with an N and it lives on an island. I initially said penguin and got an eyeroll for my troubles. Actually I led with pigeon because where don't those little poop machines live?... Continue Reading →
When TO came home from school today we were discussing things that are going on in the world. I asked him if he knew what was going on in Australia and he said yes there were bad bush fires. I told him a lot of animals were dying and it was a very difficult time... Continue Reading →
When Red and I moved houses to where we currently live, the clincher wasn't just the community living but also the view we'd get from our floor. It's neither too high up, too far down and definitely doable whenever the elevators are out. But the view is something that's been rather remarkable over the years.... Continue Reading →