My First poetic contribution for 2012...
Last summer, I started posting some of my poems. I don't remember which, and I'm too busy/lazy/whatever to go hunting through all my blogs for them, so if this is a repeat, I apologize! LOL
I wrote it back in '07...
On the State o... Read more
More than One Way to Indulge...
Helen, if you're reading this-- your blog today was PERFECT! I'd been sitting here over my breakfast, thinking the very things you blogged about! LOL Your idea of breaking routine with an occasional indulgence, like a vacation, and disciplini... Read more
Please, some time to BREATHE! LOL
I have had three--no, four--no, wait--FIVE appointments in the last three days... and both my emails and my snail mail are still waiting for responses. I have forgotten half the other things I was supposed to get done... I THINK... good grief.... Read more
...the New Year in a song...
SOME of you may remember Mama Cass Elliot singing this song about forty years ago...
There's a New World Coming
And it's just around the bend
There's a new world coming
This one's coming to an end
There's a new voice calling ... Read more
Just Another Day... and Yet...
Life is a wonder, isn't it? I'm grateful for the growing and the learning and the lessons... and the fun... LOL It's been good, and will always be good.
Isis needs to go on a diet, which is hard when she only eats a few bites then runs ... Read more
Life is an Amazing Thing...
Actually, I make VERY good bread--normally! LOL
I bake every couple of weeks; because of that kidney disease I'm on a low sodium diet, y'know? My recipe is adapted to contain only about 60 mg per slice as opposed to the 170 mg--or more--co... Read more
What a Week! LOL
It's been an interesting few days...
I finally got around to the baking I wanted to do... my bread was, for the first time ever, a total disaster: The yeast didn't do it's job! It rose a little the first time, but the second time hardly at... Read more
Rambling in the Wee Small Hours...
Woke up WAY early. Not crashing exactly, but my hands were numb and the blood glucose levels said it was time to eat (115 and falling...) and couldn't get back to sleep, SOOO.... *giggle*
You may be right, MORTICIA, about the feral adoptio... Read more
Successful Endings and Beginnings...
Wednesday: day off (Yeah, right! LOL)
Friday: Primary Care Physician AND PT
And in between and around those things, working on the feral cat shelter...
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I got through the doctor's appointment, picked up my mail at the UPS store, paid part of my power bill--and spent FIVE HOURS on the phone with Medicare, who referred me to Social Security, who referred me to Medicaid, who referred me to SHIBA...... Read more
... is anemic. I got a good look at his gums, and they are as white as his fur. Not a good thing. I called Banfield (the animal hospital where I take my furbabies) and explained the situation (his AND mine) and they suggested I call when the ... Read more
Update on the feral cats...
Today, I was sitting on the porch, talking with my neighbor on her porch, and Amigo had finished his food. He came over to me and rubbed his little face all over my leg and side--and he let me pet him! Such progress is such a short time...OMG ... Read more
"As reasonable, responsible adults, we understand that the needs of our children, spouses, and aging parents must come before our wants."
Before our wants, maybe... hm...
You're right, MARTHAMBRYCE!-- as often as we put their needs b... Read more
SAMI got me to thinking... she blogged about not getting bogged down in details to the point that you forget to enjoy the holidays...
And it's true, that is easy to do. But there are exceptions.
For me, the decorating details are part... Read more
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Time is on my mind today--but certainly not on my hands! LOL
I've been thinking about how much we take for granted that there will be time to do this or that... the movie, 'The Bucket List", was a wonderful film, that reiterated what I'd a... Read more