Just a quick note to say hello and wish you well.
I have a “to do” list that is a mile long and keeps me running.
Even though I am busy with work, isolated from my friends and, worst of all, my family, I am still grateful.
Continue reading “Hello there”
~Photo by Josh Soreson (joshsorenson.com)
When I was a teenager I thought my parents did not know anything of consequence.
In contrast, I knew everything.
Ah, what a rude awakening life can be.
Continue reading “The Long Game”
What is better than a lazy brunch? *
My special friend makes all my favorites from creamy scrambled eggs, crisp bacon to lox and bagels. There are healthy servings of roasted or grilled vegetables, fresh fruit and to top it off, a chocolate croissant sometimes served with ice cream! Needless to say, it is my main meal of the day.
Fresh flowers, a wonderful view and soft music playing.
Dining with my friend makes me slow down and count my blessings.
Even in the time COVID 19.
Especially in the time of COVID 19.
*Not having to prepare or clean up afterwards is the icing on the cake! (I do have food on my brain!)
Every evening, I bring in the nine cushions from my outdoor furniture.
It doesn’t take very long to bring them in and stack them on my dining room floor.
In the morning I take them out again so that I can enjoy my patio furniture during the day.
This is something new that I’ve started after prowlers began to visit in our neighborhood. I have a video clip of one guy pawing through my pillows and smelling them.
I don’t like bringing them in.
Continue reading “Good ol’ Herbie”
Give thanks for unknown blessings that are already on their way. ~ Native American prayer
Blessings I know about.
The love of family.
The love of friends both near and far.
My sweet dog Ginny.
My good health.
My warm house.
The unknown blessings will be a joy unexpected.
~Photo Lisa Fotios/www.pexels.com~
I felt it shelter to speak to you. ~Emily Dickinson
Thank you, my friends, for your kind and loving words at the death of my daughter-in-law.
I read them all and was comforted by them.
They were a shelter, a safe place to grieve.
Thank you for being with me.
Fall in Portland, Oregon Photo Lori Greer in Portland
That’s what priests say when a person is departing.
Continue reading “Traveling Mercies”
I am currently the daily caretaker for my terminally-ill daughter in law.
She is at home in hospice care.
Our days go on mostly unchanged.
~Photo pexels.com pixabay~
Continue reading “Tuesday, 9.24.2019”
Yesterday’s meeting of our bookclub left me feeling wonderful.
Continue reading “It’s all good…”
The pop up on my smartphone was timely.
“Reach out to a friend” was the reminder from Google that I programmed a few months ago. Continue reading “A Google Prompt”