The Sky’s Not the Limit Today, but It Should Be Again Someday

Advice From a Hawk: Soar to new heights.  Be a keen observer.  Swoop down on opportunities.  Spread your wings.  Rise above it all.  Find a field that suits you.  The sky’s the limit! (DeKalb County, Illinois) Walking the Peke Diva this morning, a hawk came running out from under the bush closest to us & … Continue reading The Sky’s Not the Limit Today, but It Should Be Again Someday

Fancy Fancy

I generally don’t use public bathrooms.  Unless I really have to.  I’m just kind of OCD that way.  But the other day, for the first time, I used the bathroom in the laundromat.  Shock City.  I never imagined that a laundromat would have a fancy bathroom for the ladies.  (I have no idea what the … Continue reading Fancy Fancy

Abandonment

“Sorry, old girl,” I said to [my bicycle] Gladys in the gray dishwater light of early morning, “but I have to leave you at home.” I could see that she was disappointed, even though she managed to put on a brave face. “I need you to stay here as a decoy,” I whispered. “When they … Continue reading Abandonment