The following entry in my mother’s diary started me on a search: October 26, ’42…Today is our 8th anniversary. Little did we dream 8 years ago we would be in the army, living in Miami Beach.
In 2021 I do resolve to try…do any of these give you food for thought?
To try to keep perceived problems and worries in perspective.<a href="”> Read More…
A close encounter with a male is unusual for me nowadays. But it happened the other night. Quips, laughter, eye contact Ten minutes of being recognized as a female in the feminine sense. Play it again, Sam.
Please don’t make me get up today. Don’t make me face the drama or lack of Don’t ask me to be of use to others Don’t look for wise food choices from me Don’t think that just because I know better I will do better Just for today let me wallow in a state ofContinue reading “Not Today”
Last week I was with Max, my youngest grandson who is turning 18 on March 15. I was admiring him from behind and made the idle remark that I didn’t know if the back of his head looked like his dad’s or his Uncle Stephen’s. He turned and in an exasperated tone said, “Why can’tContinue reading “Exactly and precisely…as you are”
As 2018 dawned someone asked me how I had done on the resolutions I posted two years ago. Here they are, followed by my thoughts on where I stand with them today. keep in my heart the joy and love I felt during Christmas 2015. to push myself when inertia engulfs me. to use my talents. to squeeze more laughter out. to connect to the positiveContinue reading “Revisiting Old Resolutions”
Who would have thunk it? My new part-time job is babysitting with a curly-headed, energetic 13 month old precious Baby Boy. My children were born in the 60s and my grandchildren in the 90s and the year 2000. Since then most of my exposure to little ones has been oohing over the grandbabies of friends.Continue reading “Baby & Me”
I’ve already acknowledged that isn’t easy to do all the time, at least in a positive way. So if not a day, then try to seize a moment. In times of sorrow, despair or confusion reach for controlling even just a moment. Bewilderment, fear, questions, tears. When hit with unexpected news, especially bad news,everyone reactsContinue reading “Carpe Diem?”
An ugly stump becomes a beloved yard figure.