My eight year old grandson fears being shot at school thanks to the recent and continuing gun violence in our schools.
He experienced two lock downs at his elementary school in Denver, Colorado this spring.
His school was closed when the Columbine copycat appeared on the scene and again when a shooting occurred at another school.
He is eight years old.
Continue reading “Thank you Chip Bergh”
What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9 New International Version (NIV)
I blog about my experiences.
I reveal my fears.
I share my happiness and my insights.
My concerns are nothing new to mankind. Continue reading “Thoughts on blogging…”
Yesterday’s meeting of our bookclub left me feeling wonderful. Continue reading “It’s all good…”
“If you look back (at) pictures of women who have strong style, you will never find pictures of a cargo pant.” French designer Johanna Senyk*
Continue reading “Forget Cargo Pants”
He knows what it is to know.
Lucretius, Roman Poet & Philospher, c 94BC – c 55BC
Continue reading “Carpe Diem, kind of”
“The ultimate badass reaches back and brings other women with her.” Lisa Jackson
I woke up early. I did not want to get up but I did convincing myself that I would feel even worse staying in bed.
I forced myself to dress, go downstairs, make a cup of coffee, drink some water and sit by the fire for a few minutes. This routine is how I start most of my days and have for years.
This is my comfortable “rut”. Continue reading “Music, Familiar”
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald, American Novelist
The bagels at Spielman Bagels are delicious.
There’s nothing like lox, a bagel and cream cheese with a side of capers and tomato slices.
This morning, I enjoyed my nosh with a strong cup of coffee. Love the artwork!
To think that I used to buy bagels from the grocery store, toast them and eat them with cream cheese and jelly.
Now that I have discovered real bagels, there is no turning back.
I could eat them everyday!
Thank you Spielman Bagels!
Spielman Bagels & Coffee