"I can see we're going to get along like a house on fire," said Miss Tick. "There may be no survivors." Terry Pratchett, "The Wee Free Men" Getting along isn't always about supply and demand. Miles and Sophie, two buds in one puddle. Once, we allowed our late dog Aldo, to have a play date… Continue reading Puddle diplomacy
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan, "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto" See the char on that zucchini coin in the middle? That -- along with olive oil and some seasoning -- is what makes veggies taste good enough to actually eat. (P.S. The gluten-free pasta in this photo is coated… Continue reading Eat-your-veggies stir fry
“I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking for all my life, though I never knew it till now." C. S. Lewis, "The Last Battle" If cartoonists are to be believed, I'm not sure why anyone would want to go to… Continue reading Is heaven boring?
"Somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a note on the window that said, 'parking fine.' That was nice." bumper sticker wisdom It's kind of like being Moses at the edge of the Red Sea. Or, like carrying a load of kryptonite in the trunk -- with all the other drivers somehow… Continue reading Better than kryptonite
Hey, blog friends! JOY Journal is on summer hiatus until August. Until then, may your days be filled with such delights as farm-fresh produce on your table, flowers nodding in the sun, good hair and the occasional meander-by of a pleasant cat! Blessings, Nora