Dear Ones, For a change, I’m early. Actually, I’m very late. I didn’t tell you I published a new book in March. It is called “And This Is How I Lived,” and is 45 of my favorite stories from 10 books published by Earthen Vessel in the last 25 years.
When I signed the reverse mortgage papers in February of 2015, I had no doubt I’d be able to satisfy the requirement attached. Years of dog nails, footsteps, and weather had worn paint away in a number of places on my two decks, but I had twelve months to get
December 16, 2015 Dear Ones, It’s clear and cold here in Lake County. We have had lovely rain — steady and gentle with breaks in between. No one is complaining about the wet weather; we are all so grateful that fire season is over. There’s nothing like having to decide
We made the national news. Top story complete with bright orange fire mercilessly devouring drought-dry trees. Took up the entire screen. The Rocky Fire had been growing for days, shocking even seasoned firefighters with the speed of the spread. Across the lake, I could see an orange glow in the
It’s Spring. In Lake County, spring is always kind of schizophrenic. It can be very cold, then pretty hot. We had some furious rains with winds to match, but today is absolutely gorgeous. And Then there were those hot days that felt like the middle of summer. I told Dan