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Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

Dorothy Harris

Farewell to a fuzzy freeloader

Even though we knew it was coming, it didn’t make things easier. You get far too attached for it to not break your heart a little.
Published: 07/02/15

Heated thoughts on leaving pets in your vehicle

It was Father’s Day, about 2 p.m. and so hot any daddy would be sweating through his shirt in under five minutes and any momma’s makeup would slide slap off. As we got in the truck, the seat belt clip was hot enough to brand us and we w...
Published: 06/25/15

Line of sight keeps changing

I’ve spent the past two weeks trying to train my brain, or is it my eyes? Maybe both, since they need to agree if this is ever going to work.
Updated one month ago

‘Freight fully’ good hobby

As the recipients of numerous sales catalogs we have never, to my knowledge purchased from, I’m always amazed by the response of Mr. Harris. For reasons unknown to me, and probably many other wives, my husband enjoys perusing tool and camping ...
Updated one month ago

Advice to our graduates

As the dust settles around the recent high school graduation affecting our household, Mr. Harris and I couldn’t help but feel wistful. It may have been exhaustion from all the late nights - future parents of the next senior class be warned - o...
Updated one month ago

Out of long lines and into online

The crew at Harris & Co. tend to have more to do, than time to do it in. Thus I’m always looking to reduce the energy we spend on stuff we have to do, hoping to increase the rare leisure time available.
Updated one month ago

I can live without my phone, or can I?

Enjoying dinner out, we caught up with a friend employed at the restaurant. Conversation turned to the devices glued to our hands most waking hours. He shared he always thought he could turn it off whenever he felt like it, but then it happened....
Updated one month ago

Watch out for the alien heads

I had been blessed to attend a beautifully encouraging service at a local church and felt compelled to pass on the joy. Preparing a quick text to some dear lady friends of mine, I added a beautiful photo and ended my comments with a few emoticons. Th...
Updated: 2 months ago

Important MAMMO-GRAM for you

“This special bulletin is for all you ladies - stop - We all know preventative care is important-stop-please make your annual appointment today-stop-because you are very important-stop.”
Updated: 2 months ago

How about some beeping silence?

Walking in the pre-dawn darkness, sleep shuffling my way through about two miles most mornings, I find it’s really not too bad other than the-getting-out-of-bed part.
Updated: 2 months ago