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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

Dorothy Harris

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....
Published: 03/05/15

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.
Published: 02/26/15

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...
Published: 02/19/15

The joke’s on me

It appears the joke’s on me because if you read last week’s column, you may remember I wrote about our transportation issues. Three family members sharing two vehicles should be an easily manageable thing, but some days there are enough...
Published: 02/11/15

Driving me crazy

We folks at Harris & Co. tend to be overscheduled most days as are lots of busy families. From forgetting someone has an appointment and then scheduling another, which conflicts with the first, to having to hold a family transportation meeting, it se...
Published: 02/05/15

People I want to be like when I grow up

First things first - the title of this week’s column belongs to another writer. While I cannot claim these words as my own, I’ve certainly adopted them in spirit. This man, the writer I refer to, blessed me in many ways over the years t...
Updated: 1 months ago

All the juicy details

We’re barely in mid-January, but it seems everyone is on the health kick once again. Folks who have never really exercised are busy adding a burst of fitness to their day and several ladies I work with have been bitten by the juicing bug. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

If pets could make resolutions...

I’ve already mentioned I don’t make resolutions. Unfortunately for me, my furry freeloaders have nothing but time on their paws, and cushy, cozy places of rest under their butts. Apparently they have been busy making focused declaration...
Updated: 1 months ago

What awaits in this year, now new?

Perhaps you have just run your first mile or are scanning the paper as you consider adjusting the menu for dinner, your first efforts to better life habits in the coming year.
Updated: 2 months ago

Happy Christmas, however you celebrate it

It’s Christmas and if you’re actually reading my column this morning, you probably don’t have small children, you don’t celebrate Christmas or its several days later and you’re just catching up. Of course there ...
Updated: 2 months ago