Monthly Archives: June 2017

Some Are Silver and the Others Gold

Remember that song everyone sang in childhood “Make new friends, and keep the old, some are silver and the others gold”? Well, back in November, the pen pal I’d had for 40+ years passed away. I still miss her. 40+ … Continue reading

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Today’s list of good things

Because who doesn’t love a good list, and I need to remind myself of them anyway. A comfortable bed with many pillows. I share it with the cat now. She’s not as big as Himself (a good thing) but having … Continue reading

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Sum-Sum-Summertime

There’s a vibe in the Summer, a casual relaxation of standards developed since early childhood.  Food goes from being something carefully crafted and meant to be eaten sitting down, with a properly set table and napkins, to stuff that’s sloppy … Continue reading

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And on the plus side…

Yesterday I got a text from a friend, “El Som!” to which I replied “When?” and she answered “NOW!” so, because it was 8pm and that’s practically bedtime, I told #4 I was going out because I could, and didn’t … Continue reading

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It rained yesterday (which probably contributed to my emotional funk). Not only did it rain, it was 65F. Which is February weather, not June weather. When I checked the internet Weather thing, it said something about 40% chance of rain. … Continue reading

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Here I go, putting it all out there again…

Most days I do pretty well. There’s daily routines, weekly routines, schoolwork, chores, occasional trips to Alabama to work on The New House, and spend time with the kinfolk. Grandpunkin is growing, he’ll be 2 in a couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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