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? 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
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
Discovering Spark People. Day 8of the challenge.
Thursday, September 08, 2016 12 comments
Day 8: How did I discover Spark People? I was fat(er)! I was looking for an on-line venue as I had absolutely no time to go to meetings. I started years before on eDiets, I don't know if it's still around. I remember it was more of a foru... Read more
"These are a few of my favorite things" Challenge day 6 and 7
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 9 comments
Day 6 What is my favorite quote? That depends on the day and the situation and almost all have a humorous bend. I stick with dumb stuff. "He's dead, Jim." Star Trek's Dr. Leonard McCoy Starship Enterprise doctor. Uses extensively througho... Read more
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