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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Dorothy Harris

The countdown has begun

In exactly one month, the end of school activity begins with a very important difference this year in the Harris household. Our daughter, a high school senior, will begin her last week of lower education. Here at the final mile, with the finish line ...
Published: 04/23/15

Reflecting on life

This has been a week to give one pause. Struggles of dear ones remind me I often write about such petty things. Household and life issues, beloved pets - all of it is just the nonsense of the daily grind and every once in a while, perhaps something o...
Published: 04/16/15

Good grief, I need groceries

Mr. Harris is the laid-back cruiser to my high speed self, and yet as a spouse, he is quite progressive. He cooks, cleans and shops, which I understand is an anomaly in these parts. While he shops, I write. Before you get any ideas, just forget it, b...
Published: 04/09/15

Picking a purrfect pet

Looking at Sadie Girl, reclined on the chaise lounge, basking in the sun, I got a bit misty. Imagining her lonely beginnings waiting on someone to pick her, I was so glad no one had, because we became the fortunate recipients of this fine family pet....
Published: 04/02/15

Let there be light, finally

This is a family which adores art and Mr. Harris and I enjoy traveling to the Ringling Museum to view the breathtaking canvases or driving to St. Petersburg to the Dali Museum. We try, a few times a year, to spend a day visiting an art museum we have...
Updated: 1 months ago

Soaring with Ms. Hawk

It’s been said children must learn to stretch their wings while still under parental guidance to ensure they don’t crash to the ground.
Updated: 1 months ago

Hallelujah, it’s Spring!

If you’re reading this online outside of Florida, don’t read any further. I’m not fishing for hate mail and I’ve heard there’s call for a national “let’s hate Florida day,” as though the superb ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Fast and fur-i-ous

I’ve mentioned our furry freeloaders many times in this space because they are a huge part of our lives. Many hours are spent caring for, feeding and of course cleaning up after our flock of fuzzy friends. Then there are the vet visits....
Updated: 1 months ago

The cat palm surprise was not so Zen

I got bit by the decorating bug, however, finances prohibit a shopping blitz. Luckily, I found a big secondhand chair and ottoman to create a Zen-like reading space.
Updated: 2 months ago

Hey mister, want to buy a candle?

With a high school senior in the house, I had been warned to keep my wallet open for the never-ending stream of financial needs. This has proven true as told by other parents already through the process of graduating a youngster. What I wasn’t...
Updated: 2 months ago