This is it, folks! Your opportunity to talk like a pirate - International Talk Like A Pirate Day, September 19th!
We are a society that prefers things square, plumb and regular. But life isn't that neat
I learned about berry bowls my first fall in Maine. Some friends invited me to go searching for the makings.
A shelter for cats I'm familiar with plays music to calm and entertain the felines and two-legged staff. Researchers have composed music that they say cats appreciate. I knew this years ago.
Success is an interesting item. Start with minor success in one part of your life, and you can learn to build upon it—success upon success.
At 5 pm, the cat checks the clock a final time and then starts weaving between the legs of whoever is preparing dinner. The dog does the passive resistance thing by merely blocking your path to wherever you need to go.
When I lived on or traveled to coastal Maine in the seventies, I was tied closely to my wife's home town by bonds created by that marriage. Back at the university, I was for studying for a career in anthropology. In Maine, I was understudying for the Cap'n on board his 34 foot ketch, being introduced as his son, and learning how to fit in.
A twelve-step program for compulsive tool buyers might help. But I have a thing about being away from my tools for meetings. Just taking the time to write this keeps me away from browsing the Lee Valley site, not to mention Rockler, Woodcraft, and Highland Woodworking.
it was the reek of pure Old Woodsman. Over the long lifespan of the boat, gallons must have been spilled in it, because no amount of restoration would ever remove all that smell.
Please, If you speak a local English variant, hold onto it, cherish it and make sure your kids learn it. Don't allow the "standard" to swamp the individual beauty of your voice.