Category: Lavender Lady

1.67 Coffee Doesn’t Cause Insomnia

What’s a girl to do at three-thirty-six am when finally sick of counting sheep, backwards and her own breath? (Which btw gets really creepy when you start imagining the monster under your bed doing the same thing – counting your breath.) Well, thanks to…

1.51 Rubber Ducky You’re The One…

Unknown Number: “Tonight’s the night!” Me: “Wood?” He must be calling from an exam room phone again. Wood (excitement oozing across the line): “Meet you in The Map Room in a half hour.” Me: “But….” Wood: “The Brace Affair is a go!” He. Hung. Up. On. Me.  Well, this…

1.24 One More Time With Feeling

(My plate after Beatrice and I dished up our late dinner!) The shadows shrouding the walk between the alley (where I was allowed to park the Princess) and the Lavender Lady were only slightly shallower than those I’d encountered in Nevermore this evening. We…

I Swear It Glows

Found this flower growing on the back fence, next to the tool shed, while I was looking for the mythical storage area. Maybe I should walk back down here in the dark and see if it actually glows…

1.18 Sugar & Spice and Nothing Nice

Remember when I I said I forgot to ask Beatrice about something when she toured me through the Lavender Lady? When she lured me into a very reasonable lease? Yeah, I figured it out. The penny dropped when I started searching for the promised…

1.17 Unfortunate Roommates

So while the shadows grew long and the light turned orange, red and gold outside the Lavender Lady, inside her walls finally held all my earthly possessions and most of my closest friends. Filled with satisfaction and surrounded by the physical manifestation of our…

1.14 Ointment Meet Fly…

(A very civilized contract signing!) I couldn’t hide the grin spreading across my face. The relief at landing in such unexpectedly pleasant surroundings was palpable (with this many books and the promised freedom to borrow would help save a tremendous amount of money –…