Matilda’s Woes

Matilda’s Woes

Work “Sweet is the sleep of the laborer, whether he eats little or much, but the full stomach of the rich will not let him sleep.”  Ecclesiastes 5:12 This jives with my experience. Saturdays are often designated as my “work around the house...
Autumn and Birds and Feet

Autumn and Birds and Feet

The Birds I enjoy them. They’re quirky, they bop around, yank live bait out of the ground, and they fly. I like almost everything that flies. Wasps, not so much, airplanes, yes! As Summer lingers, along with 90+ temperatures, we are looking forward to autumn....
Canine Whimsy

Canine Whimsy

The Dog I recently wrapped up illustrations for a children’s book about Santa’s dog. It’s called Santa’s Dog. More about the book when we approach Christmas. You can catch a peek at the cover on my FB...
A Wolf, Goat, and a Cabbage Got into a Boat

A Wolf, Goat, and a Cabbage Got into a Boat

Leonardo struggled with Math. So says biographer Walter Isaacson, citing DaVinci’s notebook entry doubling 4,096 to get 8,092. I take satisfaction in knowing the great thinker didn’t get carrying the one. I recall standing at the blackboard as a befuddled...
A League of My Own

A League of My Own

I don’t recall that our grade school baseball team had a name. Our uniforms were white with red trim, caps, and stockings, emblazoned with St. John’s across the chest. I suppose we were simply called St. John’s. We were in the CYC league and played...