Not long after moving back into our Temecula house, we totally rebuilt our back yard. A contractor put in a covered patio, then I took out the lawn and added pavers, took out dead trees and pathetic plants and put in fruit trees and other plants along the perimeter, added a garden shed, a waterfall, hanging lights, and a fire pit. Honestly, for this retired pastor/teacher, our backyard became a paradise I likely won’t exceed until I experience the final one.But we noticed the temptation...Read More
After providing a home and family to too many felines during our marriage, I can’t say we were happy when our last cat passed, but we did decide to enjoy being full empty nesters.
Six months later, our visiting grandchildren brought in a visiting, just weaned kitten. Adamantly, Sheila agreed to keep it just overnight to find the owners, and she would put up “Lost Cat” signs the next day while I worked. Heading home with no signs in sight, I found him curled up on her lap, purring. “If they want him, they can put up the signs” was her response to my raised eyebrows.
We called him Sandy for the color of his coat, but Lover Boy fit him more.Read More