It seems as though a lifetime has passed since I started reading Orion’s Gift by Anneli Purchase.
Then, over a month ago, life was sweet and simple.
Now, adjusting to the new normal,* I am finding my way back to some of my pleasures such as reading.
Reading at the end of the day is my “happy hour”. Continue reading “Orion’s Gift (again)”
Early church service at 8 A.M.
It was good to participate.
I left right after communion as I was emotionally spent.
Still adjusting. Still coping. Still grieving. Just Walkin’ Continue reading “Literary Drinking”
I go walking often.
My sweet dog Ginny accompanies me.
Regardless of the weather, walking refreshes and restores me. Continue reading “Just Walkin’”
We are in shock in Portland over the murder of two men and the wounding of another man.
These were men who stood up to a man verbally assaulting two young women on public transit. *
Continue reading “The Streets of Portland”
“I learned how to summon, from somewhere deep within, the extra will I didn’t know I possessed.
Knowing it was there, and could be tapped again, gave me the boost of confidence I would rely on for years to come.”
Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the legendary sports icons of the 20th century whose very name epitomizes boxing and conjures the image of a champion. Sugar Ray Leonard
You’ve completed the NYC 3.1 miles.
You are one urban athlete!
You just stepped your way through the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K in NYC.
Continue reading “Urban Athlete?”
I have read that there are health reasons…something about red wine is good for my heart.
Nice to know, but I would drink a glass of wine regardless.
Continue reading “Any Excuse to Drink!”