At Home

Pictures taken in the places we’ve called ‘home’ over the years.

Night, night, Tubby – Today we helped Tubby cross over the ‘Rainbow Bridge.’ It’s amazing how these little furry people manage to worm their way into our hearts. Even irritating ones like the Tubbmiester. Tubbs was the last man standing of our four cats and managed to see in eighteen years. One-minute read, 3 pictures

My job for the weekend is to convert this lot into a new front deck. 4 pictures

Ginger recently undertook a project to make a vessel a day for 100 days. Most days a new vessel of some sort would appear on my desk. The vases came with flowers, and the pots came with small plants. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Stamen – Hibiscus plant in the back yard. I was chatting with Ginger when I noticed the contrast between the light on the stamen of this flower and the darkness of the greenery behind it.

Having fun with my meeting backgrounds – I’ve not been counting how long we’ve been sequestering ourselves away from COVID-19, so I checked. Today is day 45. Three-minute read

Ginger’s studio at night.

Tubby, chilling in the ‘Sparkle Zone’ 3 pictures

Sleeping Rainbow Tubby – At seventeen Tubby’s definitely getting ready to cross that ol’ Rainbow Bridge, but his tenacity continually surprises us. 2 pictures

I took some pictures of our rather low-key Christmas decorations to go with the Christmas carols video I produced. 6 pictures

Blue Ball – Something different for a change … I was sitting at the kitchen table entranced by the play of light filtering through the trees and the kitchen window mesh screen. The shadows were forming wonderful dancing patterns on a blue (lacrosse) ball Ginger had left on the table. Video: 1 minute & 2 pictures

Garage Project – Just about done – For now… I’ve been tinkering with finishing this project for a few weeks now. It’s slowly getting there. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

Garage Project – Open sez-a-me. The doors are now fitted, and that’s all the main construction work complete. One-minute read, 6 pictures

Garage Project – Main storage area and the overhead shelving. One-minute read, 3 pictures

Garage Project – Ready to start building the main storage area. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Garage Project – The shop vac and compressor now have a new home. One-minute read, 2 pictures

That’s the corner cleaned up – The wall’s been patched, and the first coat of paint has been applied.

The Books on my desk – Last night, when I tidied up I left a stack of books on the corner of my desk. Seeing them this morning reminded me how much my life has changed. Four-minute read, 2 pictures

Brushes – I have no recollection of why I popped into Ginger’s studio, but the light caught my attention, so I took a couple of pictures. 2 pictures

Not what you want to find in the house – Brown Recluse Spider. It got a bit mangled meeting its demise.

Salt and Pepper Shakers – Part of Ginger’s blue glass collection.

Dish – I like its rustic charm. That’s all I have to say about that.

Tambourine – Because I can. 2 pictures

Sleeping Maine Coon Cat - Blue Kitty

Sweet Dreams Blue Kitty – Today we said goodbye to Blue Kitty. Two-minute read, 4 pictures

At my computer. 4 pictures

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