Well, now, where to begin...
Yesterday was my Dad's 83rd birthday. I called and talked to him to wish him a happy day. It was kind of a short conversation (his water pills! LOL) but a cheerful one. My stepfamily sponsored a party for hi... Read more
An odd couple of days...
Four days ago, my sister's MIL had a stroke. She was having some difficulties swallowing, and the usual other things that go with it, but she was otherwise doing okay. She signed a living will a while back, though... Read more
Wow. First MOD... then all those funny little awards on my activity feed... amazing responses! I usually take the time to answer them all individually, but there are literally HUNDREDS--I can't get caught up! LOL
So I am here to say ... Read more
Miss Dolly has been "AWOL" for about four days now. I suspect someone has taken her in, she is SO sweet... except for the puppy next door! LOL
Amigo spends at least part of the night in the shelter I built, but he's stil... Read more
I saw another interesting blog this morning... Check it out.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4710002
Cute... I like this style of illustration, and I'm glad I got to se... Read more
I hadn't planned on posting another poem until next month--since they don't grow on trees! LOL-- but Helen (aka MOMMABEAR69) posted a blog this morning... and it immediately had me hunting this one down. I guess great minds DO run in the same t... Read more
IMAGINATION RULES THE WORLD."
Imagine. Napoleon Bonaparte said that... hm. LOL
It's true, though.
Whatever we can put energy into, and vividly imagine in all it's detail, is real. Thinking about where I want to be, what I am ab... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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