Read Nicholas Bate’s Your 2022 Word.

My word for 2022 is Grow

It’s not a resolution, nor a command. But it encapsulates so much on my mind.


“And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap”

Also: Mischief managed!


Merry Christmas!

May you find gratitude May you find joy in each other

And let there be peace on Earth


That feeling when you got rid of keys that had been hanging about. Then, much later, you find what they may have been kept for. No harm, no foul. But I have a new challenge.


ME: Thinks of something clever to post

ADHD: There is a squirrel

ME: There was something clever I wanted to post

ADHD: (insert random time frame) Here it is! This would have been way funnier if you had posted it when you had thought of it.

Me: ::cries internally:: I know. I know.


Go from overtired to playfully over-caffeinated with three closely-spaced servings of stong coffee.

#askmehowIknow


Tough times in Puppy Town


Inaugurating the movement of my Den to the main floor of my house with a viewing of the R40 concert film. Playback started before wiring was complete, but halfway through everything seems well dialed in.


Excellent game #Hufflepuff! Congratulations!

You represented us well, #Slytherin!

#TournamentOfHouses


When the dogs sleep on me, it feels like love. But? Maybe I’m just a heated dog bed