What a fun week we’re having. Our two youngest grandchildren are staying for the week. This afternoon, papa had them weeding the flower beds. Can you imagine? He challenged them to see how many weeds they could pull. They also removed Hosta leaves that looked bad. They...
Have you ever seen the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, as they’re officially called? I haven’t. I’ve seen them in movies and books. My husband saw them and described them to me. I know they’re real and very beautiful. But I haven’t personally seen them.
Do you own an umbrella? Most people do. You may have heard of umbrellas by other names. For example, parasol (primarily a sun shield), rainshade, (Irish) brolly, or my favorite—bumbershoot (as sung by Dick Van Dyke in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang).
Merriam-Webster.com says that a tenderfoot is: “1 : an inexperienced beginner : novice a political tenderfoot. 2 : a newcomer in a comparatively rough or newly settled region especially : one not hardened to frontier or outdoor life.”