moving on old bean

well old bean. here’s the deal. . you are just the BEST! from the very first post on the peanut YOU have made me feel welcomed  and appreciated  and even loved . heck. most of the time here i have even felt pretty darned cool! . we’ve laughed and we’ve cried and we’ve fought many causes! . judging from some of the … [Read more…]

good grief are you still here?

my goodness gracious! on september 7th the little peanut turned 4 years old. . who woulda coulda thunk there was that much to blab about for FOUR WHOLE YEARS! . my mother once told me that i talked from an extremely young age. and the truth is .  .  . i haven’t shut up since. . thank you … [Read more…]

simply jack

on the other side of this world today there is sorrow. my vicki. her jack. his passing. it’s unspeakably hard. it has been the source of the darkness i have been feeling. . this blue boy. beloved blue australian with fur that looks wiry but wasn’t. it was silky and soft to the touch. perfect to … [Read more…]

who dunnit?

who dunnit? is tammy’s muse wounded?  lost?  kidnapped?  DEAD? . we do not know. but we will get to the bottom of this. . peanut readers have been MORE than patient. it’s time to put some super sleuth on the job! many of them are out of work now.  and could probably use the money. … [Read more…]

easter chicken and heat

like a lot of places in the rest of the nation . . here in the middle of the country we have had endless days of heat indexes in the danger zones. extremely high dew point and high triple digits temperatures that won’t quit. . add to that the fact that nights have not been … [Read more…]

for sentimental reasons

  why is it old bean .  .  . .  that people who are minimalists .  .  .  such as myself are often thought of as having no sentimental feelings about things or people or events in our lives? . simply because we don’t collect any ‘ keepsakes ‘ of those memories and have them … [Read more…]

making the best of it

. . this picture I saw recently made me think of my mother. and I realize that so much of what I am now is because of her. . my little mother was my best friend throughout my early life. I never went through that horrible stage that some teenagers do. you know . … [Read more…]