Posts Tagged ‘home’
Last night I went to bed at the (now, in my old age) outrageously late hour of 1:30 am. In summer months I usually sleep on top of my sheets, but there was enough of a draft that I tucked my legs under the comforter. An hour later I woke up with an itch on…Read More
Time to pull the plug?
TV Land I don't care if it is a hunk of wiring and cathode ray, I spend enough time staring at it that when it dies, it's hard not to feel a little nostalgic. My Sylvania God Knows What Model TV set is terminal. She's my second TV set, a used one I'd been given…Read More
Mom departs, Handymen arrive, Dog is intrigued. Film at 11.
So, the tile guys are here now. I say guys, because although – Francesco gave me the initial rundown and– Wayne de-grouted the old grout,– Derek and Shawn arrived to re-grout the thing. It takes a village, folks! Ciara, meanwhile, is fascinated: Mmmm … grout There has never been food in the bathroom, there will…Read More
It feels a little like a scene from “Apocalypse Now.” But only a little. I love my new ceiling fan. Having just spent an hour doing anything but writing; having just spent time half-watching “Deal or No Deal” (which is fast becoming the most obnoxious show I’ve ever sort-of seen, whereas before it was more…Read More
Electricity According to my electrician, there are over 60,000 types of orchids in Jamaica, most of which grow wild. They are smaller than their hothouse cousins, and more vivid in color. Orchids, he says, are parasites (but he said it affectionately). He once went out orchid hunting with his father and they found one that…Read More