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Challenging myself to finish the blog challenge while challenging my life.
Friday, September 23, 2016      10 comments

22. What is my style? Odd question for a 62 yo, overweight female "lack of" fashionista with a farm leaning. I'll take this idea off of my wardrobe and put it onto my personality. My style is kinda tough. I think fast, act fast and regret... Read more
Day 21. Most embarassing moments. Ha, who me?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      10 comments

I'm the queen of OMG. emoticon I think I've lost the ability to be embarrassed by things I do! See previous ... Read more
Back to the challenge: Days 19 and 20 Idols and hobbies
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      9 comments

Idol is a funny word and I like STRONGDAWGs take of "role model". I value people who are kind, living and dead, and try to emulate their behaviors. For instance, my dad is still my hero. Those who knew him were treated fairly, honestly and wi... Read more
Not in my backyard. Not anywhere. Stop it.
Monday, September 19, 2016      16 comments

All politics aside. I am astounded and saddened that the recent violence of the past few days is in my backyard. Streets I've walked. For years we've been living with "See something, say something." Telling my daily city commuting childr... Read more
bonus blog. Cemetery olympics. The sound of no hands clapping and my laughter!
Sunday, September 18, 2016      12 comments

We went to visit Dad's resting place today as his birthday is tomorrow. A nice two hour ride, good conversation and I felt relaxed. I pointed out a few things to DH as he hasn't been there in two years. Here's this improvement and here is where ... Read more
Bonus blog: Keeping my chin up
Sunday, September 18, 2016      12 comments

I've re-read my own recent blogs and see the downer quality to them lately. Do not despair, oh friends who give nice comments! I'm in a bit of a funk and it will pass. "Not all those who wander are lost" (Tolkien) I've been mentally... Read more
Challenge blog 18: These are a few of my favorite things...
Sunday, September 18, 2016      5 comments

Singing yet? emoticon Book. It's all about hobbits. Am I the only one to have had a map of Middle Earth dis... Read more
Challenge blog 17: Something or someone I miss.
Saturday, September 17, 2016      7 comments

I miss Mayberry... Sitting on the porch drinking ice-cold cherry Coke Where everything is black and white Picking on a six string Where people pass you by and you call them by their first name Watching the clouds roll by Bye Bye...... Read more
I Fear (catching up on the blog challenge as I'm lagging) Day 16
Friday, September 16, 2016      9 comments

September's 30 day challenge of daily blogs. I've considered myself one of the strongest people on the planet. This one takes my breath away. My biggest fear? I've been living it for the past year and a half. It's wearing me down. We... Read more
Challenge 15: First kiss. Blech! First romance is a different story.
Friday, September 16, 2016      11 comments

It was on a dare at around age 12 or 13. Imagine being slobbered on while your friends cheered in the background. I hope he got better with practice. I know I did! ... Read more
Day 15 blog challenge. My favorite holiday. Not.
Thursday, September 15, 2016      10 comments

As an adult with a lot of years behind me, I do not have a favorite in the excitable sense. In fact, with most holidays becoming advertisements for sales or frantic trips to get to Grandma's house or theme parks, I've become a disinterested byst... Read more
Challenge: What's happened so far this week.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      10 comments

Nothing profound. The usual. Kids came to visit; both big and small. Just before the firetruck parts are bashed together. Watching the game ... Read more
Day 12 Challenege: Best Friends
Monday, September 12, 2016      7 comments

People let me tell you ‘bout my best friend, He’s a warm hearted person who’ll love me till the end. People let me tell you bout my best friend, He’s a one boy cuddly toy, my up, my down, my pride and joy. (Nilsson; from the Courtship... Read more
Day 10 and 11 of 30 day challenge: Free to choose what to write and schooling.
Sunday, September 11, 2016      9 comments

Day 10 was a free day. I chose to write nothing as I was busy. Day 11 challenge falls on a most auspicious day. 9/11/2001 changed the history books of the world. I'm no longer a student in any formal school. Quite a student of current ev... Read more
Day 9 Name one thing you use every day.
Friday, September 09, 2016      11 comments

Where to begin? I've got a million of them! Toothbrush and floss. Spark People (452 days straight logging in!) My mind, although sometimes I think I've lost it! Computer Kisses! Coffee. On and on and on. How about you?... Read more

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