Aha moments. They come at the strangest times, usually unexpectedly, and without immediate clarity that will help you understand the impact those moments will have on your life. One of those enlightening thunderbolts happen 13 years ago with an early morning phone call from my sister. “Dad has died.” As I put the phone down,… Continue reading Aha Moments
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is View from the Side, and here are several I found in my files just waiting to be exposed to the light of my blog. Take a side look at Cee’s challenge at: https://ceenphotography.com/2017/03/14/cees-fun-foto-challenge-view-from-the-side/ … Continue reading Side Views of Life
Kathryn Stucker has contributed another delightful poem for today’s post. Makes you want to head to Arkansas, doesn’t it? WE GOT FLEAS ON THE DOG, CHIGGERS IN THE GRASS, HORNETS IN THE BARN, AND TICKS GOD KNOWS WHERE; BUT THERE’S A SWIMMING HOLE NEAR, GIANT OAKS IN THE YARD, PINE TREES ON THE HILL,… Continue reading A Good Life
David Oakes is a master photographer whose shots take your breath away on a regular basis. Check out his blog and enjoy what he captures with his camera. https://davidoakesimages.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/we-pass-this-way-but-once/#comment-11407
Originally posted on Dream Big, Dream Often:
I was speaking to a few friends of mine about the possibility of life existing somewhere else in our massive universe. It amazes me to think about the immensity of our universe and how trivial my problems become. The earth would fit 1 million times in the sun! …
Christmas has come and gone, and I avoided bodily harm. No broken arm reaching for a discounted shirt that someone else thought would be perfect on their ½ brother’s cousin’s skinny body, and no blows to the head trying to get the last bag of cranberries. Whew. What a relief it is. Now all I… Continue reading Whew, It’s Over!
How often do we ask someone we have just met: “What do you do? That is a common icebreaker used by most Americans to begin conversations with strangers on elevators, at parties, on airplanes, etc. Never occurred to me that this open-ended question is an USA habit. I thought it was a universal practice… Continue reading What Do You Do?
You might know Lizz Winstead as the co-founder and former head writer of The Daily Show (yes, that Daily Show), but she’s also a fierce, devoted reproductive justice advocate. She currently spearheads Lady Parts Justice (LPJ), which uses humor and digital media to expose anti-choice zealots in the most creative of ways. Lizz is hilarious, a brilliant political satirist and one…
It is a sad day when one learns that one is lazy. I’m not certain if I have always been afflicted with this malady, or if it is something that has crept into my life with retirement. Whichever, I can attest to the fact that I am comfortable sitting in front of my computer, playing… Continue reading Who Said I Am Lazy?
I have been officially notified: I am elderly! I received this not too welcome news when I was fingerprinted recently. No, I was not being booked into jail; it was just a routine exercise that I had not had done in many years. In case you don’t know, there is new technology for such things.… Continue reading Your Too Old to Have Fingerprints!