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What is This?

I find myself looking at something in my kithcen, or living room or bathroom and asking ‘What is this and why did I buy it?’ Gadgets. They occupy spaces that could be housing some worthwhile thing-a-bog that I really do need. But, instead, I have this ‘thing’ I haven’t a clue what to do with.… Continue reading What is This?

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Switzerland by Train–Part 2

I wrote recently about the first part of my upcoming train trip through Switzerland and I’m wrapping up what we expect to experience in the last half of the trip. I will no doubt have lots more to say about this adventure after the fact, but I’m getting revved up by looking at the daily… Continue reading Switzerland by Train–Part 2

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Fear

Fear is this week’s prompt from Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge. See more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2022/05/04/weekly-prompts-wednesday-challenge-fear-what-if/ Fear. Just the word makes me want to hightail it to some place secluded, protected, and secret. I came to realize some years ago that most of the issues causing me pain and discomfort have been caused by fear: my fear… Continue reading Fear

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Mellow Yellow

It’s May and time to share Mellow Yellow as part of the Weekly Prompts Color Challenge. See more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2022/05/07/weekly-prompts-colour-challenge-mellow-yellow/ Mellow I’m just a bedraggled bloom, Struggling to find my glory. Reaching for the sun To display my Yellow wonder. Yellow I’m an awakened bloom Full of the sun’s ripening rays Strutting my Yellow beauty… Continue reading Mellow Yellow

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Thursday Doors—and Windows

I had to show not only the door to this house as my contribution to this week’s Thursday Doors, but the windows are also something to marvel at. This house is located in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and it has an unusual charm. So I’m sharing this on https://nofacilities.com/2022/05/05/cheney-brothers-houses/ challenge.

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Aging Gracefully

Spring is here, most of the trees are leafed out, flowers are blooming, new life abounds. I’m wondering if I’m glad or sad. I’m delighted to see another season burst forth with color and vigor but sad to acknowledge the cells in my body are having a difficult time bursting forth with anything that resembles… Continue reading Aging Gracefully

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Geekiness Missing

I’ve said often there should be a law that forbids folks like me to ever possess a computer.  I can’t decide if I’m just techie stupid, too lazy to learn, or want to keep computer specialists in business with my ignorance. Whatever the reason, I do know I’m supporting at least one family with the… Continue reading Geekiness Missing