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Death-wish Frog

This may feel like a re-run, because the frog has leapt onto the pages of this blog before, but I tell you what… He outdid himself today. The backstory: Said froggy currently resides in a second-hand goldfish bowl in our kitchen. For more of his murky history, you can read this. Jack and I were emptying…

Thunderstorm

This morning, the power went out at 1 a.m. I know because the silence woke me up. It was silent inside the house, but very noisy outside the house. More on this later. My husband and I like to sleep in a wind tunnel-like atmosphere with a small portable fan on his side of the…

Maybe Tomorrow

It is a beautiful day here in Sparkle City, South Carolina. The wind is blowing, and the birds sound like the soundtrack to The Masters Golf Tournament. I read somewhere that when networks are showing golf and the birds aren’t singing up to par (get it? Up to par?), they will pipe in additional bird…