One of my purchases from the early days of the pandemic was a package of ladies’ handkerchiefs. This was in the days of empty toilet tissue shelves. This was also spring, the time of endless Kleenex for the sneezy, nose-tickling days of pollen season. I could never find a satisfying solution with paper tissues: who … Continue reading Handkerchiefs

Running in the cold

The time of year has come when I heat my mug with boiling water before I pour my coffee in. My coffee stays warm longer that way. We’ve had fires in the fireplace the last two nights, and I had to add another layer of clothes during the day yesterday to keep from shivering at … Continue reading Running in the cold