Time to read, Time to think

I was supposed to be, at a bake sale, at my church, this morning, volunteering, but, freezing rain falling, on, my beautiful ugly, resulted in a wise, postponement decision. I got to read the papers, and, catch up on last week’s, I cuddled with my sweet, George. Did the dishes, did some laundry, chatted with… Continue reading Time to read, Time to think

..and be grateful

Hello all, I hope you are all, healthy and well, keeping the cold and sniffles, at bay. Been chilly this week, in my beautiful ugly, not the deep dead, of Winter, cold, but, still. This is a busy time, of year, the lead up to the, holidays, planning, shopping, attempting perfection, for everyone all the… Continue reading ..and be grateful

The Pink Blanket

Wednesday, evening. I had a big lunch, so dinner tonight, was a bowl of, shredded wheat. First day of December. The dark, grey, time of year, here in my beautiful ugly. Just starting to get used to, the cold. Re learning, as I have every year, since I can walk, to walk on, icy sidewalks.… Continue reading The Pink Blanket

Watching Ru Paul

I love Ru Paul. I have loved Ru Paul for years. Brilliant, articulate, spectacular, no fucks given, funny, kind, no corners cut, Ru Paul. But, I’m a Cheerleader, is a film I adore, you haven’t seen it?? Run don’t walk, find it, watch it, laugh your ass off, and cry I haven’t really watched, Ru… Continue reading Watching Ru Paul


Good morning all. Grey morning, pretty typical of November. Grey damp and chilly, my least favourite month, of the year. Sorry, this isn’t meant to be, a whiny blog post. I am good, I have been busy, work is good, love is good. Catherine and I, went to see, The French Dispatch, the latest Wes… Continue reading November…babblings

The Importance of things

Good afternoon all. Today is Remembrance Day, Lest We Forget. November has been, beautiful, mild and sunny, very un November like. I have been enjoying it. Been an odd, kind of a week. I have been, chewing on, reflecting on, a few things. I do that, chew and reflect. Since my mother died, in September… Continue reading The Importance of things

November and Love Languages

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well. I am sitting at my desk. When I turn my neck, a little to the left,I see outside the window,my view is of,the street,but, I am on the,second floor,so I see,houses,trees,lawns,cars and delivery trucks,and the sky, which today is clear, blue with white puffy clouds, but, it’s… Continue reading November and Love Languages

Dear Mom

Dear Mom, it’s been more than a year, since you passed away. I think of you everyday. Most days, I wish I could, share something with you. A laugh, a thought, I wish I could tease you, about politics, or whatever. Have a good cry watching, Call The Midwife. A lot has happened, since you… Continue reading Dear Mom

We change, we patina

Bookish Butch (aka me), Autumn 2021 One of my favourite things, about older, furniture, art, homes, cities, is, patina. How the cracks, the wear, the unvarnished, the age, the loved and cared for, but not babied, how the use, the life, shows through. It is closely related to, my beautiful ugly. Last Friday evening, Catherine… Continue reading We change, we patina

2 years of …Georgie

My big boy during the move. Good morning all. I am writing this, the sun isn’t up yet. It’s Monday morning, October. The weather has been amazing, mild and sunny. This week promises to be, more, seasonal. Cool and rainy, October, Halloween weather. On Halloween, I will have had my, big George, for 2 years.… Continue reading 2 years of …Georgie