Raccoon – 1; Mike – 0.

Mike missed the spider episode and was thereby allowed to maintain some dignity, but that fell to the wayside when he had a close encounter of his own.  The only close encounters the females at the cottage have suffered with thus far are mosquito encounters.  These encounters, while an annoyance, are hardly worth discussing further…
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The Misadventures Of Oprah, Gayle, And Crew

It was established on my first trip to Canada with Noah that he is an “Oprah” and I am a “Gayle” –  as he assumes the role of diva and I assume the role of friendly, happy-go-lucky traveler.  He complains, gripes, sighs heavily, and rolls his eyes.  I smile, chat, laugh, engage, and enjoy other…
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Try It With Or Without The Adverb…

Oprah emails me regularly.  She keeps me updated on what is going on with her; shares with me what books she thinks I should read; lets me know helpful information about how to stay in good health; keeps me abreast of the top financial thoughts; and, shares warm, fuzzy stuff that helps me be a…
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Elementary, My Dear Watson…

Yesterday, I solved the mystery of Noah’s Canadian hive attack.  All the pieces just came together in a moment of clarity (after daydreaming no less – how apropos).  The final piece of the puzzle was right in front of my face for the last few days, but it took some nausea and imbalance for it all…
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Cross Your Fingers…

Things appear to be looking up for Oprah and Gayle.  I daresay we are moving from the misadventure to the adventure portion of our trip (cross your fingers, knock on wood, throw salt over your shoulder, etc.).  I am happy it is coming in time to allow us at least some time with Noah Jr.…
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