Tag Archives: family

Travel for One, Is Always Fun

A couple of years ago I colored my hair green. The reactions of my family members was not mixed, no one liked it. One son asked, “why is your hair green?” My answer? “Why not?” I also added, “Because I … Continue reading

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Inspiration Comes from Within

           Everybody inspires somebody. Several years ago a friend told me I inspired her. Me? Really? Why? How? She went on to explain how I inspired her. Turns out, it was by living. I told her … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Celebrations Wild and Loud to Quiet and Geriatric

Passive fireworks were perfect for our Geriatric 4th of July Celebrations. Across the United States today many people partied and celebrated.  I started the day watching a parade, followed by the lawnmower races, and ending the day with my son … Continue reading

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Traveling Near and Far, Making New Friends, Seeing Old Friends

“See the USA in your Chevrolet.” Remember that jingle, or are you too young? No that’s not a Chevrolet we’re filling, but we were on a road trip and the gas station attendant was filling our tank. When was the … Continue reading

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Answer Journalism Questions to find Daily Gratitudes

Yesterday I did the who, what, when, where and how of gratitude, it’s here in case you missed it. I was tired, and not sure it all flowed together right.  However, my rule (when I don’t break it) is, “Better … Continue reading

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Musical Memories, Sharing My Husband’s Music Interests

  It’s Writing Wednesday.  The idea of Writing Wednesday is to encourage widows to share information about their spouse. To introduce him to grandchildren and others who might not have had time to get to know him. Non widows can … Continue reading

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Life is More than Fine

Life is more than fine. It is; hard or easy, rough or smooth, complicated or simple. Many verbs describe life. Fine isn’t one of them. After all, fine doesn’t tell the listener anything. Before my husband’s death, he disliked me … Continue reading

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