“Don’t you want to know what I do?” I asked. “No”, he answered. “But what I do is who I am,” I replied. “Why?” he asked. “Because I’m important. I have status. My job tells you about me,” I declare. “I don’t care what you did for a living,” he responds. “In retirement, we all… Continue reading Retirement is a Dance
Doors, doors and more doors. It’s Thursday and that means its Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge. Here are my contributions for today’s post, all taken at the antique fair in Warrenton and Round Top, Texas. After viewing these, click over to Norm’s blog and see many more great pictures. https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2017/03/30/thursday-doors-march-30-2017/
Another Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge, and I’m posting pics of the honeysuckle expanding on my fence. Enjoy these photos and visit Cee’s blog to see other beautiful flowers. https://ceenphotography.com/2017/03/28/flower-of-the-day-march-29-2017-mt-high-weeping-cherry-tree/
Thought I’d share a few laughs today from https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/03/27/reserved-for-monday-funnies-43/
Matt Wilson has written a song entitled ‘Not Right Now’, and I thought about what that means…not right now. I’ve heard that phrase hundreds of times, primarily from mothers as they put off a child’s request. “Can I have a cookie?” “Not right now”. “Can I watch television?” “Not right now.” “Can I learn to drive?”… Continue reading Not Right Now
The WordPress photo prompt for today is Purple, and here are my contributions to this honorable color. Check other purple posts here: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/purple/. A pot of purple flowers and a purple pot Some live in purple and some grow purple And then there is my Mother’s favorite purple…
I found this first little charmer on the edge of a lawn in east Austin, TX. Such a whimsical sight and a great Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge. The second one is on the top of a multi-story building near downtown Austin. Find more great odd ball pictures at: https://ceenphotography.com/2017/03/26/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-march-26-2017/ Curbside Buddies … Continue reading Odd Ball Indeed–Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge
I found some great doors this week at the antique fair held twice a year from Warrenton to Round Top, Texas. Not certain if these doors are old or just look worn, but they caught my attention. See what you think. And for more door pictures, visit Norm’s Thursday Doors blog: https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/thursday-doors-march-23-2017/ … Continue reading Antique Doors? Who Knows? — Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge
It’s a bit early for Bluebonnets to be blooming in this part of the Lone Star state. But here they are, lining both sides of the highway and gracing our yards and gardens. Visit Dutch Goes the Photo https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2017/03/21/tuesday-photo-challenge-spring/ to see more Tuesday Photo Challenge shots focusing on Spring.
One of my favorite blogs is Time Goes By, written by a woman who shares a lifetime span with me. She pens about the challenges and issues that are important to those of us who have passed the 50, 60, 70 or 80 hallmarks of time. In a recent post she addressed the loss of loved ones, grieving,… Continue reading Am I Lonely Because I’m Alone?