All The Stories

blue & green lights reflected on trees, ipswich illuminated 2020

For the past year or so I have taken a different approach to blogging.  As have the vast majority of bloggers I follow.  Some have postulated it’s the natural evolution of blogging on the internet.


cedar waxwing sitting on a branch in our living room window

Here are my Instagram photos for April, May, & June. There are waaaaaaaay more than usual because of being sheltering at home during the covid pandemic.  It’s been really nice to be working from home from the Girl Cave, while Jim works downstairs in the dining room.  And the cats LOVE having us home.

The New Normal

the new normal - no eggs at market basket in rowley

I don’t like the new normal.  Not at all.  I am not good with change.  It triggers my anxiety.  And makes living with depression more difficult.  But at the same time I am thankful for so much. 

Fall 2019 In Photos

an amazing purple sunset over the ipswich river and ebsco publishing

Even though I started sharing my Instagram pics as a way of communicating with you while I took a break from blogging, I’ve enjoyed it as a way to see what I was up to over the past few months.  Here’s my Fall 2019 in photos.

Summer 2019 In Photos

killy rat eating a chocolate chip cookie

These are based on my Instagrams throughout the summer. 

I will be blogging again very soon!  I have finally gotten over my blog blahs and have a lot to share with you!  I have also downloaded the CLASSIC EDITOR plugin so I no longer have to try and deal with the new Wordpress blocks, which I HATED!

Spring 2019 In Photos

winston and killy playing in the park, and dandelion

Since I’m not fully back to “blogging mode” yet, despite working on projects [albeit, at a VERY slow pace!] I’ll share my Instagram shots from the Spring. Happy Spring everyone, and I hope you’re all enjoying Summer so far! It started off so cold and rainy, and now it’s WAYTOOCRAZYHOT! Our neighbor Kathy left some … Read more