If I was truly reckless, I would fancy myself an accomplished writer. However, these blog postings are as far as I have gone (yet), but I do have lots of amazing stories in my head – I’m good at creating story ideas, and even the occasional opening sentence. But after that, I get so distracted […]
Today I continued to pare down my internet presence. I closed down the old stephencaldwell.net and migrated all of the content from my journal site on the llenrocwweb domain. Previously last week, I renamed the old SturdyChef.com site to the new SteveDoesFood.com, and I totally upgraded Colleens ArrivedInOctober.com site with the new WooCommerce shopping cart […]
These slices of bread don’t work well for sandwiches: But they make good bunnies:
Photos from our annual visit to Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach. They just opened up their Halloween gift shop. We also saw some great birdhouses And Butterflies
We have loads of blossoms on the Meyer Lemon bush, one small tomato plant, and some wrens have built a nest in the bag of charcoal under the barbecue. Life couldn’t get any better.
About 12 years ago, Colleen got me a wooden model kit of the Flying Cloud Clipper ship. It has remained under my dresser, untouched, until last month when I decided it was time to slap it together and display it proudly on the mantle. Now I’ve assembled full-sized cars and motorcycles from bags of parts […]
If you only want an 8 oz. cup of coffee, the convenience is there, but I use a 12oz. travel mug and no matter which brand of pre-filled k-cups we try, it’s really bad. So I tried using one of those refillable cups and packed in as much French Roast as I could and it […]
What better way to welcome in what should have been a epic storm than the top floor of a hotel sitting right on the beach. We got there several hours before it was due to hit, grabbed a glass of wine and went out to the balcony. The Doppler radar app on our iPhones gave […]
I made this for my mom many years ago as she had a great love and fascination for hummingbirds. When my sister Francie was going through her things after she passed, she sent it to me. Colleen and I put it out on the patio where we could see it, but the recent rain storms […]
Who says you can’t grow blackberries in Southern California?
There’s something quite frightening about a cannibalistic insect that swivels its head to watch you as you walk about the garden. You don’t see many preying mantis in suburban settings.
Typing on the small iPhone keyboard is not very easy. I’ve just started to use the Dragon dictation app to do my writing.
Not much to be had at Staples. However, they did have one in the clearance section…