Category: Summer

Parma Pierogi 5K

Another 5K in the books for me. On Saturday, I ran the Parma Pierogi 5K. If you recall, I was supposed to do it last year, but had knee trouble. I ended up doing the one mile walk. I was sorely tempted to do the mile this year because I was so tired. But I…

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Clothes Shopping…

…In Cleveland in February. …in Cleveland in June. I was just at Walmart yesterday and the bathing suits are on clearance, just 4 days after the first day of summer. I’m surprised there weren’t any coats out. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture.

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Ivory and Peonies

My grandma loved the peonies in her yard. My brother who lives in the house hates them. However, he hasn’t followed through with ripping out the last of them. And he won’t let me transplant them into the yard at my* house. As usual, they were in bloom on Memorial Day, so I cut some.…

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Up and Over

Shadow is very athletic, as many outdoor cats tend to be. He he is going up and over my brother’s neighbor’s fence. It’s your average fence, probably 4 feet high. He makes it look like nothing. Alas, he fence jumping, bug chasing days are over. He went to the vet the other day and is…

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Me and My Shadow

A stray neighborhood cat has adopted my brother. He’s such a sweetie pie. I’m a proud auntie. Billy decided to call him Shadow because he sort of crept out of the shadows and slowly nuzzled up to him. Shadow will actually come into Billy’s garage/gym and jump up on the bench. He loves to cuddle.…

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A Visitor

A handsome black and white kitty has been hanging around my brother’s back yard. He’s possibly a stray, but he’s very clean and social. Billy has named him Shadow. Shadow seems to have chosen Billy as his human. But he likes me quite a bit as well, as you can see from the pictures. He…

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Oh No!!

We had, up until this evening, a tree on our tree lawn. A line of severe thunderstorms flew through the greater Cleveland area earlier. When the alert came through my phone, it said winds up to 80 mph. Looking at our poor tree, I can believe it. It could have been much, much much worse.…

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