dear october

Oh, how I love the start of the holiday season (that’s you, October). It’s only the 2nd day and I’ve already eaten more candy than actual food. I heard a rumor that this weekend we (here in North Florida) are scheduled for some cooler weather. It’s about damn time. Afterall, there’s an entire menu of…

Read More

dear september

I have a habit of assigning certain colors to months of the year. You, September, are moody blue like comfy denim. I know it won’t really be “cold” here in North Florida until late December but I’m already wearing my Fall gear…with much enthusiasm. I’ve cleaned out and reordered my closets with dresses, leggings, long…

Read More

a song from kermit

I was sleeping all day yesterday and totally missed Jim Henson’s Birthday. Today, I am catching up. Started over at Letters of Note (via HuffPost) to read Jim’s words of comfort to his friends and family. Don’t feel bad that I’m gone… …Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling. May each of…

Read More

i love you, paddington bear.

I do have such a fondness for little bears. My favorite version of Paddington Bear is the one shown above (Circa 1975). Paddington was stop-motion animated while the scenery and people were all 2-D animated. It was the first time I had seen anything like it (I was like 5… but still). If you visit…

Read More

thank you jerry nelson

Jerry Nelson (July 10, 1934 – August 23, 2012). Jerry will forever be part of our childhoods. You may not know his face, but you will always know his voice (or voices) like: Robin the Frog, Count von Count, Floyd Pepper, Emmet Otter and many many more… Thank you Jerry, you will never be forgotten.

Read More