Monthly Archives: August 2010

Surprise Visitor

Saturday I walked out on the deck to empty a bucket of mop water.  I threw it over the railing, checked on the state of the moles who have returned I’m afraid and turned to go back in the house.  … Continue reading

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Unexpected Treat

Thursday I got an email from the OASIS organization inviting me to attend a ragtime band concert that evening in an area park. I really like Dixieland jazz and decided to go. I found the park with no problem. I … Continue reading

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Time to Register for Senior Seminars

The catalogue from the community college which holds the Senior Seminars arrived the other day.  I quickly turned to the Ageless Learning page to see what seminars are being offered this semester.  A number of them sounded interesting.  Making a … Continue reading

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Almost Finished

My February Ladies Sweater is almost finished. I’m doing the sleeves in this top down raglan sweater. Because I have a limited amount of yarn, I divided the last skein into two balls. I weighed them on my kitchen scale … Continue reading

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Who Are Those Singers?

There’s a commercial currently playing on the radio for a big sale at the Honda auto dealers. It features two operatic singers. He’s Mr. Opportunity and I don’t know that we hear her name. My question is not who they … Continue reading

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Remembering A Friend

Currently some friends are traveling in Australia. They sent me an email from Cairns. In it they mentioned they needed to decide what to see and do during the days they’d be there. I immediately thought, “They need Mrs. Keller.” … Continue reading

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Favorite Smells

Some blogs have Ten on Tuesday lists. I don’t really want to do that but I got to thinking about some of my favorite smells. Leading the way would be cookies baking. I love the smell of chocolate chip cookies, … Continue reading

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Weather Related Memories

Last night I heard an interview with a doctor on the radio . Of course, given our extended period of hot weather, the interviewer brought up dealing with the weather. The doctor stressed that joggers, people who are out cutting their … Continue reading

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Going Back to School

It seems unreal to me that local schools are gearing up for a new school year already. Classes for a lot of school districts either started this week or next week. Boy, I don’t envy those poor kids having to … Continue reading

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Missing Hugh Smith

Last night was the final concert in the summer season of the Compton Heights Concert Band. Traditionally, the soloist for this concert is Hugh Smith, a wonder operatic tenor. Lucy, the announcer for the band, calls him The Fourth Tenor. … Continue reading

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