Monthly Archives: February 2012

Part 7: The Packrat’s Nest

In a drawer of the handmade spice rack that Sis in Law gave us for a wedding present is a bird nest that my girls found almost twenty years after a Santa Ana (wind storm).  The nest had blown from … Continue reading

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Part 6: The Middle

On Christmas Eve, my parents, brother #2 and his family (including his wife’s parents), Sister #4 and her family, and my family often gathered together for a celebration.   This year my brother’s wife volunteered to host a potluck, my favorite … Continue reading

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Part 5: Somewhere a nest for us

California and Connecticut are a world apart.  At least a country apart.  In Connecticut, every inch of land seems to be in a city or town whereas in California, large areas are unincorporated and controlled by the county.  The conflict … Continue reading

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