Collecting is a funny thing, it creeps up on you.  I don’t ever remember consciously saying, “oh, I think I will collect strange looking animals,” but as I look around my house I see I have this menagerie of animals that keeps on multiplying.  Not in the way you may think. My collection doesn’t require… Continue reading Collections



It’s difficult to get a picture of myself taking a nap, so I focused on my previous and current doglets, a stranger, and a lion king all taking a snooze . This is my contribution to https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/ prompt of Naps. Jasmine Chili Sergio and Radar Radar and Sergio A stranger in the park A resting… Continue reading Naps

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Parade of the Crazies

The festivity in honor of patron saint of the crazies San Pascual Baylon is today, May 21 in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and across the country. I was fortunate to get a early view of some of the costumes and disguises that will be on display at three separate parades and feasts converging in… Continue reading Parade of the Crazies


Not Being a Mother

My need to be a mother was stunted somewhere between the ages of 3 and 15, leaving me baffled by the annual Mother’s Day celebration. I’m not confused by the desire to thank our mothers; I’m just perplexed why anyone would want to be a mother. Yes, I hear the gasps of horror coming from… Continue reading Not Being a Mother



Oh, I’m relieved! My ‘What day is it?’ posting received a multitude of comments about this phenomenon of not knowing what day of the week it is. Apparently, it is a common state of confusion for all ages, but especially acute in those who have lived a long time. This disorder has gone unnamed, unresearched,… Continue reading Dayslexia