Archive for July, 2017

Flying by.

It’s hard to believe it is July 31st! Summer is flying by. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember January or February ever going by this quickly. I think the kid’s go back to school in about four weeks. Wow. I was in Target recently and the school supplies dominated the back of [...]

Time with my girl.

Friday found Sadie and I schlepping to Monroeville Convention center. Half-priced Books was having a giant clearance sale. We found ourselves surrounded by hundreds of other people searching for that book or DVD that was on their list. Sadie was successful. Here she is with her 51 movies to add to her collection. The first [...]

A Happy Hour.

Yesterday, Sadie and I met my friend and her daughter for happy hour. We have all been friends since the days that the mom’s were Girl Schout Leaders and our girls were Brownies. Time has flown. Now we share appetizers and wine. I loved spending time with them. Our girl’s have grown into beautiful, successful [...]

My mama.

I had a great dream about my mama. I was sitting in my car in a parking lot. There were other cars there as well. We were all waiting for a bus, containing our family members, to return to the parking lot. I saw the bus pull in. I searched the windows for my mama. [...]

Joe and organ donation.

Recently I saw a video on Facebook. It was of a mom who was hearing her son’s heart beat inside the chest of the recipient. I loved it. It reminded me of Joe and our decision to honor his request to be an organ donor. This was my blog five years ago today: A few [...]

Busy day.

It is after 3:00 and I am finally writing today’s blog. I was up and out of the house early today. I had a lymphatic drain massage and had my six month joint x-rays. I sound like I am 90. SO, I did come home and spent two hours floating in the bucket in the [...]

What to do?

For the first time in my life I have time. I feel at a crossroad. I am 57 years old. I work for myself. I make my own hours. I am thinking about what I want to do with my time. I am not raising children and my husband leaves the house every day for [...]

National Parents’ day.

National Parents’ day was yesterday. National Parents’ Day was established in 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into Law recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children. I was lucky. I had great parents. I miss them. If you have parents on this planet, reach out to them. [...]

A sign from Joe.

I have been feeling Joe’s presence a lot lately. Joe was always super protective of me. I liked that about him. I’m thinking I have been feeling him around me because many changes are happening in my life. Each morning John gets up and leaves the house for work. That is a new thing for [...]

Happy Saturday.

It feels like an autumn morning. No sun. Rain in the forecast. It is a good day to lay low. Maybe read a book or even go to a movie. Maybe I will get ambitious and start painting the dining room, although, I doubt that. This is what I know for sure, I can do [...]