Out In the Cold

Chelsea’s Review:  Nothing gets between Cheryl and her Yeti. It’s cold now.  After a brief flirtation with some warmer temperatures at the end of December, winter has finally decided to stay for a while, dropping us down to the low twenties most mornings.  My Maine relatives scoff at what I…

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Not One Smidgen of Crappiness

Gina’s Review:  We all welcome back your blog for 2022 with great optimism! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you’re like me, the first of the new year came by over the weekend without you even noticing.  By the second week in January, enough people have posted on FB or have extended lovely new…

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Basking in the Glow

Robert’s Review:  A wonderful story best read by the annoying glow of the Christmas lights from your neighbor’s house! Some of you may be asking, “What the hell is this glow thing she’s talking about?  How can I get it and actually do a bit of basking myself?”  I’ve had…

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That Week

Anita’s Review:  Having read your column twice, let me say I find it full of universal truths phrased in a personal and relatable way. =========================================== Earlier this week my friend Ruth posted a small line on Facebook about picking up her pizza order in her pajamas.  It was one of…

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More Monkeys

Maurice’s Review: Oops, I had no idea I would cause so much tech stress for my dear friend Cheryl. Massive quantities of chocolate are in order to complement that glass of wine. @#$%^&*–@#$%^&*–@#$%^&* What would produce the most anxiety for you, resulting in uncomfortable bodily manifestations?  Choose one from the…

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The Groove of November

Robert’s Review: A great story that brings back memories of listening to Braves games on my radio in bed as a little boy when I was supposed to be asleep. Here in Asheville, just after the hoopla of Halloween and the end of prime leaf-peeping season, the happenings at the…

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Baskerville Hall

Tee’s Review : If you go as a pro wrestling clogger, have your man carry a chair and money around so he can be the recipient of your lap dance. Here at Baskerville Hall, the dog is howling as usual and the residents are preparing for the most celebrated holiday…

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Da Pooch Report

Carol’s Review: And thus, it begs the question: Who among us DOESN’T respond favorably to a well-timed treat? }{}{}{}{} * {}{}{}{}{ Like so many people during the start of the pandemic, we adopted a dog for long walks in the woods, amiable companionship and quiet evenings snuggling on the couch. …

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Bocce Dreams

Shelley’s Review:  As a lifelong bocce player, I am grateful to Cheryl and crew for this effort. I am excited to get in there and play. Against a novice! Someone I can beat! Or not. Either way, celebratory Spanakopita is on me.  She crouches in a warrior-like stance on the…

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