Sol Duc Falls and Old Friends
Sol Duc Falls are in the Olympic National Forest, and for ME, the most Spiritual place on earth. My soul rests there and allows healing.
Yesterday I had a visit from a very dear friend. She and I have been close friends for 25 years, and ... Read more
Pears and apples and plums oh MY!
I have fruit trees. I mean, I HAVE FRUIT TREES! I have given so much fruit to the Senior Center, the food bank, women's shelters………..and I still have fruit left on the trees.
This morning while walking Benny, I was minding my own bu... Read more
Yesterday was a Day From Hell
Have you ever had a day that you are CERTAIN will never end??!! I had one of those yesterday.
It ... Read more
I can't Resist Passing this on!!
I hope you are Hunky dory after you read this and chuckle...
*WORDS AND PHRASES REMIND US OF THE WAY WE WORD*
by Richard Lederer
About a month ago, I illuminated some old expressions that have become obsolete because of the inexo... Read more
More on Turmeric Tea
Was it just me or did anyone else have a bit of a time this week? All I know is that I was definitely not all here, maybe not all there either. All in all, I was feeling mighty unsettled and so I turned to the herbs with a vengeance. I was looki... Read more
One Recipe for Turmeric Tea
Healthy Turmeric Tea
A spicy dish of Indian biryani and a hot dog purchased at the ball game may seem to have little in common, but both feature a liberal quantity of turmeric (Curcuma longa). In the biryani, the spice is an ess... Read more
Life's Many Passages
There is no such thing as a straight path to living.
Every seven years, we go through a COMPLETE transformation. Our cells are new, our dreams are new, our interests are new, our living situation is new.
Take a look at a tree. It doe... Read more
let's do Yoga with Bossy Daughter!
Some of you know that my DD (also referred to as Bossy Daughter by me) has a vicious brain cancer, and is in the fight for her life. She lives in Massachusetts.
And my DH has Alzheimer's. We live in Washington state.
To say this is H... Read more
This is too important to miss
I know we are not supposed to post political stuff here, but this one is simply too important to miss. It concerns one of our own vets. It doesn't matter who you vote for, just be informed as to what your candidate's morals and credentials ar... Read more
the 36 Hour Day
This is the name of the book I was referred to. I bought it the same day, and nave started reading it.
The book focuses on the diseases of Alzheimer's, Dementia and Brain Damage. It is extremely insightful for me!
As some of you know... Read more
Why Did You Join a Team Anyway??
I don't want to sound sanctimonious or that I am lecturing, but I belong to the Spirited Underdogs team and half of the team members are not logging in or waiting to just log in their weight on Saturdays.
This is NOT TEAM SPIRIT!!!
I j... Read more
Yesterday's Break is Over, Today? Back to the Grind!
My friend Irene invited me to lunch yesterday. It was the first break I have had for a while, and it was WONDERFUL!!!! We spent three whole hours of just sitting and chatting about whatever came to mind. We didn't even mention DH or DD. It w... Read more
I'm Feeling the Burnout
I can feel the burnout from giving so much care to daughter and hubby. I have been neglecting myself and proper rest time and "ME" time.
It is showing in my physical strength, my mental capabilities and my emotional being.
I go to my ... Read more
Most Admired Woman
I am back from a very difficult trip to Massachusetts. I was visiting with my DD, otherwise known as Bossy Daughter. She has a very rare type of brain cancer.
I met a woman there I never knew existed. My daughter. ... Read more
Getting all ready to go
Today I am getting the house, laundry and some of the yard all ready for me to be gone. I leave on May 12 for Massachusetts to visit my Darling Daughter who has brain cancer.
She and I will (her healthier and strength permitting) take a pa... Read more
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