Worth Revisiting: The True Story of the Sly Fox

Remember those fables you were told as a child about the sly fox and the dumb chicken or goose? Well, they are based on fact, hard, cold facts. No word better described our intelligent, resident fox. Red consistently fooled our dumb guard dog by laying his foxy scent in pointless circles. He knew  Shadow, our dog,…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The True Story of the Sly Fox

The Joke Is On US

 My maiden name is Myers. Question: How many Myers Women does it take to drive a car in my mum’s home town? Answer: Three.  “Three?”, you gasp, “But how is that possible!” Ah, well, quite possible when all three women either refuse to drive, are reluctant drivers or simply cannot drive a car at all.…… Continue reading The Joke Is On US

Morning Mayhem

When my ninth child was born, every one was fourteen and under. That meant that everything, even ordinary tasks became huge productions. Just to feed, clothe and house the eleven members of our family required energy, stamina and organization.  Everyone had to co-operate because after dinner, dishes, kitchen clean-up, homework and homework help, lunches, bath time, story time and bedtime all begged for…… Continue reading Morning Mayhem

Ha Ha Ha: The Baby and the Dogfood

  Daily Prompt: Ha Ha Ha Tell us a joke! Knock-knock joke, long story with a unexpected punchline, great zinger — all jokes are welcome Life was especially chaotic after the birth of our eighth and ninth children because everyone was still fourteen and under. It was difficult to keep a sharp eye out for my…… Continue reading Ha Ha Ha: The Baby and the Dogfood