It is Sunday, September 30th and I am writing this at Governor Dodge State Park campsite 349 in our dark green 1999 Dodge Ram conversion van. I backed up the van to the electrical hookup just like a huge RV instead of this little van and pushed the cord to my lap top out the … Continue reading Nothing beats the love and support of a good partner.
When thinking about my last post on “Collecting Experiences” a paradox came to mind. Sometimes I find myself wishing I could collect certain experiences that only having some things, or living a certain life, would allow. This wishing leaves me with a sense of longing. I had such a feeling the other day when I … Continue reading More thoughts on Collecting Experiences
On this Mother's Day we celebrate the gift of a mother's love. I hope everyone had a good Mother's day. It is a time to celebrate the gift of a mother's love whose job is one that shapes the world as William Ross Wallace (1819-1881) portrayed in his poem: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle … Continue reading The Gift of a Mother’s Love
Today I don't know what to write for my blog. If I should go light or serious. I already wrote two posts about spring. Should I write about the sun, the moon the stars? A movie? A book? I am at a loss. I am feeling dried up with nothing left to say. I sit … Continue reading Good Friends are like stars
I wrote about God winking last Sunday ready to start my week with the power of coincidence guiding my life till Monday night. It started with a headache turning to all over body aches quite quickly. Tuesday was not much better. I took 2 IB every four hours hoping beyond hope that I would get … Continue reading Finding the silver lining even in the worst of times
It was about 6:00 o’clock in the evening as I lay on my bed looking up at the bumpy textured ceiling, feeling sorry for myself, yet again. I applied for a job at the local library and just received a very polite rejection letter letting me know they filled the position with someone who had … Continue reading Coinsidences can mean God winked…
My husband Mike took an early retirement at age 55 about six years ago. He was unsure what his retirement would look like but what it has become is richer than I am sure he has yet to realize. We have been taking care of our youngest grandson, Gavin now for about 14 or 15 … Continue reading Retirement makes deep connections possible