Let the seniors cuss, dammit!

“Do not regret growing older. It’s a privilege denied to many.” ~Unknown “God DAMMIT!” Stella blurted after stopping at her doorway. She’d maneuvered her walker to her entryway and was fumbling for her keys. We said our hellos as we passed by, were almost to mom’s door when it happened. At Stella’s proclamation, we tried…


I Saw The Purple Scars

“You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That’s an education in itself.” ~ Carol Burnett A bit of a heads-up: I am going to tackle something here I’ve never tackled. I hope you choose to stay with me because…


The Butcher Shop

It’s done. It’s over. There is nothing I can do but wait. And, I realize that. However, I won’t go down without a fight, without a yell; I have to tell someone! I’ve chosen you. This is me last month, three weeks ago to be exact, donning my new helmet. It was time for my…


Color My World

  “Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.” ~Allen Klein From my garden to yours. Happy Saturday!

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Common Ground

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” ~ Dave Barry Happy Saturday!!

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Endings, Beginnings & #2

Sometime in May we began hearing faint mewing noises under the house through the vents inside and realized we had a family living “downstairs.” Our normally closed-up four foot crawl space was discovered by an expecting Mama where the bricks had been moved. Four to six weeks later, we saw evidence of our new “neighbors.”…