Monday, December 31, 2012

December 31, 2012

picking up
months of poop
a crow caws

laying out
two quilts
birthday lunch
with a friend

Sunday, December 30, 2012

December 30, 2012

a robin
in the birdbath
sun break

two quilts
reading with
two cats 
in my recliner

Saturday, December 29, 2012

December 29, 2012

a halo
surrounds the full moon
cloudy night

running errands
and squaring
two quilts
internet games

Friday, December 28, 2012

December 28, 2012

folding laundry
my new bracelet

early morning
vet appointment
therapy and errands
sewing quilt backs
two quilts pinned

Thursday, December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012

a quilt top
chirping birds

another baby quilt top
dinosaurs abound
playing an internet game
with my daughter

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

December 26, 2012

adding water
to the hot tub
birds singing in the firs

a quiet morning
before teaching bridge
therapy appointment
vet visit
phone call to a friend

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

December 25, 2012

heavy rains
with a few snowflakes
Christmas morning

sleeping in
multiple versions
of A Christmas Carol
sister’s e-mails

Monday, December 24, 2012

December 24, 2012

playing faeries
with my granddaughter
the cats sleep

holiday visit
with son and family
playing with my
four year old granddaughter
a wonderful day

December 23, 2012

holiday light outlets
a slug

the wrapping
talking on the phone
with a friend
watching holiday movies

Saturday, December 22, 2012

December 22, 2012

wrapping presents lights twinkle in anticipation

two sick cats
an undiagnosed fever
blood and urine taken
eye drops and a shot

Friday, December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012

on the neighbor’s roof
mountain peaks

morning appointment
followed by errands
catching up at home
sun appears
Happy Solstice

Thursday, December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012

darting fir to fir
morning shower

a few errands
playing the piano
finishing another book
listening to
holiday music

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012

framed etching
a holiday gift
from friends

sleeping in
vacation begins
teaching bridge
therapy appointment
pouring rain again

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012

bird songs
echoing in the firs
a dusting of snow

last day
before the holiday break
helping students
going to see The Hobbit
with a friend

Monday, December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012

in my hot tub
large firs swaying 

strong winds
lesson slightly
as temperatures drop
snow in the forecast
reading with fur friends

Sunday, December 16, 2012

December 16, 2012

a maple leaf
on the deck
falling rain

and more rain
winds yet to come
reading and 
playing computer games

Saturday, December 15, 2012

December 15, 2012

chasing being chased
wind in the firs

rainy day
online games
a few more lights

Friday, December 14, 2012

December 14, 2012

forever silenced
the world weeps

and errands
in my recliner
playing the piano

Thursday, December 13, 2012

December 13, 2012

night walk
to the mailbox
stepping over the slugs

helping students
morning and afternoon
adding more lights
two books sold
one review

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012

holiday lights
on the penguin and giraffe
a pink cyclamen

helping students
teaching bridge
therapy appointment
vet visit
more holiday lights

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012

a mountain top
through the clouds
the dog sleeps

five books
tutoring a student
more lights
another student

Monday, December 10, 2012

December 10, 2012

high in the firs
a single bird calls
morning soak

new track lighting
no more shadows
during tutoring
more holiday lights
can there be too many

Sunday, December 9, 2012

December 9, 2012

the spider
climbs the purple post
a coyote howls

Island Arts Tour
one studio visited
reading with friends
in my recliner
with holiday music

Saturday, December 8, 2012

December 8, 2012

putting up
indoor lights
a cat helps

more lights
indoor and out
a holiday tree
santa flies
across my garage

Friday, December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012

one cat
stalks the other
furniture jungle

therapy appointment
sending out more books
lunch with a friend
Chauncey’s biopsy
great news

Thursday, December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012

a fallen branch
on the lawn
holiday lights

running errands
my students
string holiday lights
front and back

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

December 5, 2012

firs swaying
across the sky
white tracks

working at
Student Link
giving away
copies of my book
Chauncey’s biopsy

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

December 4, 2012

wind in the firs
a flock of bird
takes flight

and errands
twenty-three copies
of my novel

Monday, December 3, 2012

December 3, 2012

quiet afternoon
three dogs
at the groomers

four inches of rain
over the weekend
and more today
reading in my recliner
with dogs and cats

Sunday, December 2, 2012

December 2, 2012

washing dog poop
off the deck
a fuchsia

Small Kindnesses
a wonderful book
great way to spend
a rainy Sunday

December 1, 2012

fir branches
twisting in the wind
a dog barks

my novel
on Amazon
author’s copies
given out soon