aging · clothes · dancing · humor · old · retirement · work

Retirement is a Dance

“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

antique fair · Doors · Norm's Thursday Door Challenge · Round Top · Texas · Uncategorized · USS Maine · Warrenton

More Antique Doors–Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge

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/               

Bugle Boy · Matt Wilson · Never · Not right now · patience · waiting

Not Right Now

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

flowers · homes · Pots · purple · Uncategorized · Wordpress Daily Photo Prompt

Color of the Day–Purple of Course

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…

Cee's Odd Ball Challenge · Challenges · Odd Ball · photograph · Uncategorized

Odd Ball Indeed–Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

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