Meet Ruff

Meet the new member of the family: ten week old Ruffin, here seen showing Smidgeon who's boss. I didn't plan for another puppy. We signed up with several pet rescue charities, but as soon as we mention grandchildren and family dog-sitting, it seems none of their charges are suitable. I've always kept two or three … Continue reading Meet Ruff

R.I.P. Pickle 2003-2020

.................................................................................Ageing gracefully ................................................. ....................................getting on... .............................................................................This is how it's done 20th August 2003 to 8th June 2020 There are no words... . ...................................Where's Pickle?

More Chickenfeed Games

For those of you who downloaded Worms and Straw Bales (pictured above), I have discovered an earlier game from John Spiers of mylifewithgracie.com. This is a card game called Feed the Chickens which appeared last August. (How did I miss it? . . .Last year was a busy year.) Find either game by clicking on … Continue reading More Chickenfeed Games

More Home Experiments

AccuWeather School: Let the air show its muscles and crush a can image from Accuweather You'll have to scroll a long way down the Accuweather page for the crush-a-can experiment; it was posted on April 27th. (Sorry - forgot to finish this post.) Scroll down even further for more home experiments, such as how to … Continue reading More Home Experiments

Bridge the Distancing

Online get-togethers and a new board game. Our writing group – the Whittlesey Wordsmiths – held our first meeting on Zoom in April. Some members were wobbly about the technology involved and left us pioneers to try it first. Although our first meeting was a doggy paddle of discovery, we soon got used to watching … Continue reading Bridge the Distancing