IT HAS BEEN A LONG SIEGE!!
Last summer 2015, I was being debilitated by a bout of diarrhea, from June thru August. Just takes so much out of you!
On August 9th, the belly pain was severe, I was nauseous, and feeling extremely weak, so I told my husband I needed to g... Read more
A Life Ends, several lives are saved, by organ donation.
This morning loving, generous parents are making arrangements for their teenage son's Funeral. Something so wrong, so against how things should be - we are not supposed to bury our children.
As they made that awful decision to disconnect him ... Read more
Forty Years is a LONG time to do anything!
Today is Easter Sunday. Today is also our 40th Wedding Anniversary.
The sheer length of forty years is mind boggling to me. Not really sure how that time has passed. I know some of the time seems to have gone in warped speed. The short t... Read more
Have To Change My Mind Set ...
Had an appointment with a new Endocrinologist yesterday. Really hate Breaking In a New Dr.! But, seems like this will be a good connection for me.
She is young ~ this is a good thing. The Office is very easy to access, for me. I have tro... Read more
Thanksgiving is NOT about the Turkey Feast!
We were getting ourselves all wrapped up in the big meal planning, shopping, prepping. Feeling like it w... Read more
Surviving Super Storm Sandy's Sweep thru PA
Well, We have survived the worst of Sandy! Rain yesterday was relentless! Raining still today, but not pounding, sky is brighter. Winds still gusting, but it is amazing how today's 30 mph gust feel like just a breeze...compared to last nights... Read more
No, the easy,fast food, really wasn't worth it!
So in the course of Human Events...it has been driven home to me, innumerable times, - -Go with your first thought..do NOT go with husband's great idea! And yet again, I weakened!
I said OK, Stop at those damn golden arches...so you can ... Read more
Learning to READ labels, Remembering not to believe everything you read!
Most things have labels - filled with all sorts of helpful information.
To get this info, you must read the label.
Some people are readers. I am a label reader...my husband is not.
Which is why, when he shops, we end up with L... Read more
If this scale could really talk!
So, we have a talking scale...it's a "she" , and only has a few phrases.. "Hello", "It's ready", then gives your weight, then after a pause, "Goodbye". My daughter bought it, for us...as we had trouble reading the old one. I avoided it at ... Read more
I am almost a geek !
I am not very adept at this computer stuff. And yet, today I succeeded at ordering Christmas Cards..with 2 pictures, on line ! Took me many tries just to get the pictures from the camera to my computer...did I mention I am not computer savvy... Read more
Day After Thanksgiving
Well, I been concentrating on counting "Plus's" - and one plus of ordering our Thanksgiving Dinner To-G0,and not cooking, is that while very good, the stuffing, turkey, gravy, weren't "Mine" . The familiar flavors of my Bell's Seasoning, while... Read more
Well, our younger daughter..who moved out of state, in the end September - has already called - crying, feeling homesick and alone. We saw her two weeks ago, and she'll be home 12/5...but this is the first Holiday for all of us not being togeth... Read more
First time not cooking Thanksgiving!
Having a hard time not cooking! LOL! We are alone this year...no company for dinner, our daughters are not going to be here. Thought about going out...but that doesn't give us leftovers - so we ordered one of those complete Thanksgiving dinne... Read more
Life Under Siege!
They never come alone. I've been told they send scouts out to check a place out. If they find a cozy spot, with food, water...then the scout returns, marking his path for return, sends a signal and returns with maurading hoards! They are i... Read more
Laundry on the line!?!
Beautiful bright blue, cloudless skies..got the windows open! Even have laundry hanging outback on the line.
Yes, you remember clothes lines...people used to do this to dry laundry. In the olden days, before dryers, everyone had a clothes... Read more