Holidays Lost

Thanksgiving day I came to the conclusion that I’ve turned into one of those people. One of those people who finds that the holidays are a bummer. I don’t dread them. As the season starts to approach I find myself looking forward to them with anticipation and excitement. The day arrives and suddenly I amContinue reading “Holidays Lost”

Aren’t happy? Maybe you need to look in the mirror!

I am almost 55 years old and I have learned a lot in those years. Especially the last 30 years. The hardest lesson I learned is that I am responsible for my own happiness. What I really hope is that while I was learning this difficult life lesson, I wasn’t a whiner. Nothing is muchContinue reading “Aren’t happy? Maybe you need to look in the mirror!”

Are the good times really over?

I’ve mentioned before that I have a long commute. I cancelled my satellite radio a few months ago in a sudden urge to cut out unnecessary spending. I’ve been doing a lot of audio books since then. When I’m listening to a good audio book, I have a tendency to get lost in the story.Continue reading “Are the good times really over?”

Alzheimer’s Christmas Visit

My family, like lots of other families, began learning about Alzheimer’s this past year. My mother is most fortunate to have a tight knit family that surrounds her. She has had her ups and downs this year. But the downs have been few, but they can be intense. My sweet sister is in a positionContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Christmas Visit”

Denise Waves Goodbye

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Continued from Denise Looks Around Once Denise returned to her job that Friday, sheContinue reading “Denise Waves Goodbye”

Love Changes………and it gets better!

Love is a funny thing.  Looking into my past and remembering those I “loved” and thought I would die when the relationship ended makes me chuckle.  Oh how naive!!  I was young when I married the first time.  There’s nothing wrong with marrying young.  I have lots of friends and family members that married youngContinue reading “Love Changes………and it gets better!”