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?
Books are often doorways to the unknown. Once you step through, you become open to experiences that can change your life. It happened to me.
Two months into this year I came across an audio book on my library’s shelves, This Year I Will…How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make A Dream Come True by M.J. Ryan. After listening to it at least six times, I have new thoughts and ammo to make the changes inContinue reading “This Year I Will”
City Life Is very different from life in the suburbs Note: This blog was written in October 2018. Hurrying out to work this morning, I almost collided with two wildly enthusiastic dogs who had escaped their fence. With my dog watching anxiously from the living room window, I managed to check their tags, and withContinue reading “City Life”
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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”
“When it gets very hot, there is no air conditioning, no fans, no rivers or lakes safe to jump into to cool off. You just sweat. During the long rains, you can’t get dry, your feet get all wrinkled and white and there is no way to dry your clothes and at night it gets cold. “