Cheryl’s Blog

I shuffled down the hallway toward the living room as the setting sun cast an amber glow across the hardwood floor. The honey-colored light revealed cat hair, scratches from the unprotected legs of a chair…
Here in New England, when the weather forecast calls for snow, we wait to see what shows up. Living by the coast, we never know what the day will bring, and this morning I woke to find a wall of white…
I woke at 7 am, threw on jeans and a sweater, fed the cats, and loaded the car for my pre-New Year’s adventure. I was excited and nervous, hoping it made sense to do what I was about to do. I was also…
Golden light illuminating the bellies of geese flying overhead at sunset. The soft purr of a resting cat on my lap. The sound of a caterpillar munching on dill in the garden. Finding an eight-point buck…
I filled the cats’ water dishes, scooped their litter boxes one last time before bed, and headed for the living room to shut off the light when something told me to look outside. I flipped the switch…
Yesterday, while folding laundry, I saw something move outside my living room window. As I stepped closer to check it out, I noticed a doe leaping in place and wondered what the heck was going on. Sitting…