this is the universe speaking – did you get my message

First off let’s just say that Rocky may be taking a little vacation further out to the country. Last night he figured out how to open the locked cat door. Yes indeed, he made himself right at home. He ate every single morsel of cat food in the house.  Not a crumb was left.  My… Continue reading this is the universe speaking – did you get my message

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masked intruder

Early this morning, my eyes opened, Tripod cat sat up in the bed beside me and let out a loud bellow.  EEEWWW skunk!  My first thought was OMG a skunk has gotten in the house and sprayed.  It brought back horrible memories of years past when that very  incident occurred. Fortunately, the skunk sprayed outside… Continue reading masked intruder


the visitor

Monday I entertained an unexpected visitor. In the night the visitor wandered upon our place and decided to stay the day. I’m partial to basset hounds.  However, our cat Mr. Bonez, not so much.  It was his duty to keep the visitor in line. He was wearing a collar that had a phone number.  A… Continue reading the visitor

weekend updates


A few simple weekend pleasures here at Coral Cottage. Making homemade granola, recipe from Staci over at Life at Cobble Hill Farm  reading her farm blog and recipes are like taking a trip to the farm.  It makes me happy.  She has a nice recipe blog too. Recipe Here. Watching a Titmouse T Collecting dried… Continue reading weekend


what does the woolly bear say

I’ve heard woolly bear caterpillar winter weather predictions, for as long as I can remember. I’ve heard tales like, the more black, the harder the winter will be, and if you see them crossing the road the winter will be hard. Even if you don’t believe, I think there is something about folklore that just… Continue reading what does the woolly bear say


a few things

It seems like just yesterday it was spring and now the harvest season is upon us.  Where did the time go?   I missed the joys of  most of the summer to the constraints of being unwell and as of this time – with an undiagnosed, condition. I’ve missed blogging and connecting with all of… Continue reading a few things