At Home

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

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

Meet Arty (Artopus) – Doesn’t everyone have a large, beer swilling, artist-in-residence octopus in their living room? 3 pictures

Sweet Dreams Sprinky – Today we said goodbye to Sprinkles.

Ginger & Sprinky – When you can’t get any work done because your cat likes Bach’s Cello Suites as much as you do… Video: 30 seconds

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