Tag: memories

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 am […]

My birthday was nearly six months ago. At some point during my birthday week, I went to my mother’s. My sister handed me a large gift bag. I removed the tissue and found this, along with a poem she had written, and a very sweet card. When he was working in her nursery, this is […]

At work we have several volunteers that help us in the office. This week we had someone on vacation so we used volunteers to sit at her desk and answer phone calls. All of these sweethearts are happy to help and I love having them in the office. It breaks up the monotony of the […]

After working at this independent senior adult community for a few months, I have discovered some things and decided to make myself a list so that I don’t forget. When I get very old: 1. I shall wear my phone around my neck on a lanyard. 2. I shall not brush my hair unless I feel […]

I was sitting on a stool at the Benefit Bar at Ulta waiting to get my eyebrows waxed, when I observed an elderly woman asking about a particular moisturizer.  When I say elderly, I mean late 70’s or maybe early 80’s.  She seemed to be on a mission.  She knew exactly what she was looking […]

Doug and I recently applied for our passports.  Among the many questions asked to prove you are who you say you are, is the question “Have you ever been widowed or divorced?”  Then they want to know when this happened.  So the answer to this question led me to the fact that I was married […]

I have always been an avid reader.  I read a wide variety of books and I’m usually open to suggestions.  I enjoy a good old fashioned romance, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, biographies, and a host of other things.  I’m not big into self help books, but I have been known to pick one up from […]

There’s nothing like self censorship.  I’ve had a lot of thoughts, opinions, and memories rolling around in my mind the last several weeks.  But I’ve stopped myself from putting those thoughts down in black and white for fear of someone taking offense to them or even taking them out of context and twisting my words […]