Dorothy Harris

Avian awareness

The National Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count is a global effort to document species of birds.
Updated: 2 months ago

‘Football, you bet!’

I figured out it was Super Bowl weekend last weekend when I saw an excursion ad promising participants would be returned home in time for the game.
Updated: 3 months ago

It’s the first week of February and the fur’s flying

From time to time I mention our furry freeloaders because they are a never-ending source of entertainment, companionship and sleep deprivation.
Updated: 3 months ago

Snow kidding!

In the nearly 30 years we have resided in temperate Florida, it appears we’ve missed out on about 2,100 feet of snow. That sounds a bit extreme, but this is the total snowfall actually recorded in the years since we departed the Great White No...
Updated: 3 months ago

Plea to please hurry Publix

Flexibility is key in life and quite important. Otherwise one is bound to go about each day with a sense of tension and grief.
Updated: 3 months ago

Excuse me for interrupting your interruption

“Hello people,” I imagined myself declaring.
Updated: 4 months ago

New Year’s glee – its meat!

The UPS Inc. truck always creates a little excitement at our house. The dingo goes crazy, scattering felines and making treacherous the way for any person attempting to answer the door.
Updated: 4 months ago

Time to break out healthy resolutions

Are you ready to drop that cookie and shake off your festive sugar coma? Christmas has passed folks and it’s time to make those resolutions we break faster than the seal on tonight’s celebratory champagne. ...
Updated: 4 months ago

Christmas Eve is one rhyming delight

It’s the day before Christmas and here in my house the kitten is running and chasing her mouse. The rest of the freeloaders are lying around, no care in the world, except that kitten come round.
Updated: 4 months ago

Cheerfully keeping our holiday focus

I’m not a procrastinator by nature. I’m the kind of person who plans ahead for nearly everything. For this reason, I’m struggling this Christmas.
Updated: 5 months ago