Category Archives: life

Remembering Uncle Barry

This has been a sad week for me. Sunday was Father’s Day, which is always a difficult day for me. Neither my legal father nor my biological father was very fatherly. Since they are both deceased, there is no possibility … Continue reading

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What To Do When Boredom Sets In

I am struggling with a couple of days of boredom this week, which is a rare occurrence for me. I am not one who is bored often. There is always plenty to do. Cleaning closets, cleaning the garage, pulling weeds, … Continue reading

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38 Years and Still Counting

Today is Mike’s and my 38th anniversary. Last year we celebrated our anniversary in St. Maarten, with royal treatment by our friends Ron, Harry, and all of the staff at Joe’s Jewelry. Memories were made there that will always be … Continue reading

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Changing Me Through Spring Cleaning

I have been a little under the weather for a week, so I haven’t had much energy. Thankfully, my COVID test was negative. Not being one who does very well just sitting around, I have been doing some cleaning and … Continue reading

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Embracing Change

What better time to focus on Change than with the arrival of Spring? In the South, we have flowers in full bloom, cool mornings and an occasional storm, and longer days. You can feel the change in the air. This … Continue reading

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Being Careful Who We Follow

Leaders have followers. In fact, it is the followers who make leaders powerful. It is important that we follow leaders who take us to places we should go, and not to places we just want to go. Leaders we follow … Continue reading

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Celebrating Special Days

Special days come around quite often. We just celebrated Valentine’s Day earlier this week, and the upcoming Monday is President’s Day. While it is tempting to think that these special days are mainly for retail’s benefit, or to give us … Continue reading

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Relationship Matters

February is Heart Month. Heart month is about the relationship that we have with ourselves, and with our most vital organ, our heart. If we don’t feel good about ourselves, we do things that can abuse our heart, such as … Continue reading

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February is for the Heart

February is all about the heart. It is American Heart Month. Also, Valentine’s Day, the holiday that celebrates love, comes in February. February 14th is Valentine’s Day, as most, maybe even all, readers know. In the spirit of celebrating the … Continue reading

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This is How It Ends

After the family took what items we wanted, the rest was sold through an online auction. This week was pickup day for those who purchased items through the auction. It was also pickup day for me, since I asked for … Continue reading

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