Friday, January 31, 2020


Today is the anniversary of the day we officially adopted Faith (who is not in this picture as she is off to the right with Holly treeing a squirrel), what a good decision that was! I've put some pictures over on the main blog.

Cool and overcast, 31F.

The brain and memory.

Thursday, January 30, 2020


Bright and brisk, 24F.

Fungi and molds.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Seasonably cool land grey, 29F.

Starting Bill Bryson's The Body.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Cool and mostly cloudy, 33F.

Listening to an old Round the Horne on R4 extra.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday morning

Back to it regular routine, cool and sunny, 37F.

Listening to BBC radio 6.

Sunday, January 26, 2020


Back in the woods with my girls 👍 and Crisp came along too 😁

Warm and sunny, 45F, but very muddy!

Chatting about all sorts of things.

Friday, January 24, 2020


Today's picture from Crisp! 46F.

Can't wait to get back there myself in a couple of days :)

Thursday, January 23, 2020


Today's picture from Crisp, who is again wonderfully out with the girls :) 44F.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Here is the picture Crisp took in the woods today, 36F. And Jackie has taken them to a new dog park this afternoon :) They are being very well taken care of!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Crisp took the girls out today (many thanks!). It was apparently a little warmer than yesterday at 31F.

Monday, January 20, 2020


I am in the UK, but Jackie and Crisp walked the dogs and Crisp sent me this :)

It was cold and clear, 29F with a windchill of about 15F.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Sunny, snowy Sunday

Still all white and pretty after last night's snow, 40F now so it's getting a little slushy.

Last walk with the girls for a week or so as I'm off to London tonight :) But I'm sure Jackie and Crisp will keep them entertained!

Listening to some Beethoven inspired jazz piano on Radio 3.

Saturday, January 18, 2020


An early walk before the snow comes this afternoon. Cold and cloudy, 20F.

Listening to the Beeb, News Quiz and now Any Questions?

Friday, January 17, 2020

Frigid Friday

Mich colder but sunny and nice, 21F.

Chatting with Crisp about the state of the world (and D&D) :)

Thursday, January 16, 2020


Cooling off and drizzly, 45F.

Finished the Gunslinger and now listening to the Beeb.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020


A pretty, seasonal morning with lots of early sun, 39F.

Visions from the Man in Black.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020


A little gray and humid, 36F.

Battling the slow mutants in the dark.

Monday, January 13, 2020


Cool again, 35F, and cloudy, but the wind has gone.

Roland visits his teacher.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Springlike Sunday

Warm and sunny, 61F with a nice breeze. Lots of people or taking advantage of it too.

Chatting with Crisp.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Saturday morning

A pretty morning with some early sun and unseasonably warm, 47F!

Meeting the Man in Black face to face.

Friday, January 10, 2020


A little warmer, 35F, and overcast.

Jake and the Oracle.

Thursday, January 9, 2020


Pretty and cold, 22F, but it's supposed to get crazy warm by the weekend!

Roland and the hawk.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020


Pretty and cooler, 32F, with early sunshine.

Jake in the desert.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020


32F and still, overcast and grey.

Visiting the preacher woman.

Monday, January 6, 2020


A light dusting of snow overnight, just enough that I can tell from the footprints in the bridge that we are the first around this morning. Cool and gray and 32F.

Nort's resurrection.

Sunday, January 5, 2020


First trip to the woods in the new car with Crisp along :)

Cool and very windy, 40F.

Chatting about all-sorts.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Soggy Saturday

Misty, most and drizzly morning, 44F.

Starting "The Gunslinger", the first book of Stephen King's "Dark Tower"series at Crispy's recommendation.

Friday, January 3, 2020


Damp and drizzly, 40F.

Finished Sherlock Holmes, listening to The World at One.

Thursday, January 2, 2020


A nice morning, lots of low sunshine and 32F.

A weird position for a governess.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year ...

... from my two good girls!

Cool and overcast, 33F.

A nice chat with mum, and now more of the missing coronet.