Suzy Says
Radio Nowhere
February 24th, 2013 by suzy in Family,Special Occasions 3 Comments

In case you didn’t know, my brother totally rocks. He has been a volunteer firefighter for many years (yes, he runs into burning buildings and fought the terrifying wildfires of 2008 for no money) and is a Captain in the fire department. He is a teacher and works with the mentally handicapped. He is a […]

Scouting Expedition
February 22nd, 2013 by suzy in Cats,Family 5 Comments

Little Miss Scout It was a Valentine’s Day spay for my brother’s mini-cat, Scout! As our local Humane Society’s slogan has it, “If you ♥ your cat, have it ♠!” Since we do ♥ Scout, it was time to do the deed, before some amorous boy cat showed up. It’s unlikely in the depths of […]

February 15th, 2013 by suzy in Country Life,Special Occasions 4 Comments

Every month at the jobette, we feature a different artist and try and have a theme for First Friday, the day we and other downtown businesses stay open late and pour wine and serve nibbles, alomg with book signings and meeting artists. This month, we featured the fine woodworking students’ work from our local college, […]

Man’s Best Friend
February 11th, 2013 by suzy in Dogs,Family 3 Comments

Growing Up! I know you’ve all been wondering about how Jarrett and Archimedes, the World’s Cutest Puppy, are doing. The answer is: great! Archi had doubled his weight by the end of December: I think this dog is the best thing that has happened to Jarrett in a long time. They have a great routine. […]

Photo Finished
February 9th, 2013 by suzy in Bullshit,Work 8 Comments

The Inner Me Well, the record remains unbroken. Two good pictures of me in half a century. If I were playing professional baseball, I’d be batting…something really bad. I hate the pictures for the website, but I’m stuck with them. I think I look like a lunatic in them. In the first one, which the […]

Water Works
February 5th, 2013 by suzy in Country Life,Family 2 Comments

It’s been a cold winter by California standards: at or below freezing many nights, though as I said before, the clear days are sunny and the nights are starry. The Ridge is often icy in the morning, and there is hard frost on the grass at the side of the road, looking all winter wonderland. […]

Free Range
February 2nd, 2013 by suzy in Cats,Country Life 3 Comments

The worst thing about getting up at 5:30 in the morning – other than, you know, the getting up at 5:30 in the morning thing – is that it takes so long to get light enough to let the boys go out and play. Audrey, as the undisputed winner of “Survivor: Hooterville”, is allowed to […]