I Shall Have Cheesecake

Happy Birthday to me…. Thank you for stopping by to share in my birthday party! I find the celebrations change as we get older, yet I continue to celebrate. You see, I am glad I am having a birthday. I really don’t mind the age. Now, let’s be honest, I could do without all theContinue reading “I Shall Have Cheesecake”

My life as a Blogger

Such an interesting title for me. First off, blogging is not my life, but it sounded catchy so I went with it. Second off, if you know me, it is kind of amazing that I blog. Blogging became an ‘in’ thing and so many of my friends picked it up and ran with it. IContinue reading “My life as a Blogger”

Barnacles or Oars?

Barnacles or Oars? That seems like a funny question don’t you think? First off, it is finally up to 36 degrees here in Tennessee, so who in the world would be thinking about water anyway. The only water I thought about today was ice and snow as I watched it melt.  I would bet you thinkContinue reading “Barnacles or Oars?”

Making Snow Days Memories

There is an ice storm that has gone through Central Tennessee where I live, and I understand it will be followed by a snow storm so life is a little different today than it was this time last week. Snow and ice always remind me of my youth. For me snow days mean family funContinue reading “Making Snow Days Memories”

Taking Care of You!

Holiday Emotions Friends, this is a “Special Holiday Edition,” bear with me at this edition is a little longer than most, I find that sometimes holidays can be challenging and wanted to address some of those challenges. Holiday months come with a mixed bag of emotions. For many, days like Valentine’s Day have no emotionalContinue reading “Taking Care of You!”

Tired of Traveling?

I just don’t want to. I know I need to, but I don’t want to. Every. Single. Day. There is a new request, that usually feels more like a demand, for me. There are so many expectations that sometimes I find it beyond challenging to keep up with them. Have you ever felt like that?Continue reading “Tired of Traveling?”

Dormant Seasons

I do not like brown grass. I like fresh, green, soft grass. You know, anything from spring to fall is good for me. Spring grass is new and young and emerging from the ground. How exciting to watch it grow as our seasons change. I am also good with summer grass, although I like itContinue reading “Dormant Seasons”

Lonely, but not Alone

I see you sitting there. Reading this, alone, at the end of a day. I see you, and I understand you, because some times I am you. Sometimes, I think we all are. We live busy lives in a busy world, and yet sometimes we feel completely alone while surrounded by people. I am sorryContinue reading “Lonely, but not Alone”

Embrace the Journey

I have this friend that I’m a little jealous of, some days more than a little jealous.   She is bolder than I and willing to go out and do the things that she enjoys. Do you know why? Because she enjoys them! What a novel idea right? She has taken well to the life of retirement, butContinue reading “Embrace the Journey”