Tags » The Life And Times Of...

The Winter Tree

It’s been a long 6 months since I took this picture of our Tree.

The heat, and the smoke, and my ‘chitis, lingered long into Autumn. 437 more words

Widdershinsfirst

The Gas Lift Chronicles – Part 2

Part 1 … HERE

Due to a strange and inexplicable inability to work at my desk sitting in a chair that engaged in way to much familiarity with the warp and weft of my study carpet, I ordered a gas lift from Amazon.ca. 129 more words

Widdershinsfirst

Unanswerable Question Of The Day

Why didn’t Harry Potter use magic to fix his eyesight?

I got into bed the other night with a pot of tea, a book, and my glasses, ready to settle in for a couple of hours of indulgence. 300 more words

Widdershinsfirst

The Gas-Lift Chronicles - Part 1

This is what a gas lift looks like.

About 2 months ago the one on my chair started to lose its get-up-and-go. Every so often I’d experience this sinking feeling and after a quick check of my emotional state I realized it had nothing to do with me and everything to do with my chair … so, I ignored it, until it became an almost daily experience. 336 more words

Widdershinsfirst

Last of the Summer Harvest

It’s chilly here on Widder Island.

Samhain is over and the Dead have returned to the Otherworlds.

The wee hobgoblins and ghouls who knocked on our door for treats are recovering from their indulgences and are nowhere to be found on the wild and windy streets of our neighbourhood. 228 more words

Widdershinsfirst

A Bee in the Washing Machine of Life

Today I’ve been reorganizing my bedroom. This is a direct result of having more storage in our shiny new shed. It is a prerequisite of such activities that sheets, blankets, and any other soft furnishings not nailed down, must be washed. 437 more words

Widdershinsfirst

Did You Hear The One About The Two Lesbians Who Wanted To Build A Shed?

At the beginning of Summer, before the heat and the smoke and the ‘chitis, Mrs Widds and I decided we needed a little extra space for our treasures. 515 more words

Widdershinsfirst