Autumn Around The Burg – 2020

Another autumn in The Middle and I have to say it is perfect. With all the uncertainty around the globe, our seasons here have been splendid. I have spent a lot of time pondering and trying to get motivated. Motivated to write, to paint, to create…… Let’s move on. The motivation is slow in coming.Continue reading “Autumn Around The Burg – 2020”

Surprises

It can get pretty hot here in The Middle. This summer is mildly hot compared to other summers in The Middle. This summer is better for us since we  had central air installed. I have to go outside to warm up. I’m not complaining. This particular afternoon I realized I needed to water my tropicalContinue reading “Surprises”

O Christmas Tree – Around The Burg

My last Christmas in New Jersey was momentous. My daughter-in-law and my youngest grandson took me to a Christmas Tree Farm. It was magical in so many ways. That day was cold and cloudy and the back drop of the farm was woods and wooden fences. They raised pigs there. We looked in on theContinue reading “O Christmas Tree – Around The Burg”

The Day I Met Ladd Drummond – aka Marlboro Man

Those of you who watch The Food Network on Saturday mornings will know of Ree Drummond, also know as The Pioneer Woman. She is a down-home kind of gal who cooks for cowboys and ranchers and kids. Comfort food that we all love. In her biography she talks of once being a vegetarian while sportingContinue reading “The Day I Met Ladd Drummond – aka Marlboro Man”

Missouri Skies

We recently took a road trip to the east coast of the USA. We had a great time with family and friends. The weather was perfect. I breathed in salty air and stuck my toes in the ocean. Ahhhhh. Well, on the way home to The Middle, Missouri to be precise, we came across theseContinue reading “Missouri Skies”

Tea Time

It’s a gorgeous day in The Burg.  Not a cloud in the sky after two days of rain. The air is crisp and clear.  Nothing like a little walk around town and then a treat. I love treats.  I try to space them out so they can truly be a treat.  If done too oftenContinue reading “Tea Time”