Someone, turn on the light!

Getting out of bed at night can be hazardous. There are large and small shadows everywhere. It’s my room, in my house, but when it’s dark, I might as well be on Mars; nothing seems familiar.. I am a foreigner in my own home. It struck me that this is how it feels when our…

This little light of mine..

This past New Year’s Eve, a Maryland lawmaker’s 25 year old son committed suicide. His devastated parents put out a press release that included the last sentence from the note that this young man left behind: “Please look after each other, the animals and the global poor for me. All my love, Tommy.’” I’m no…

“I would, but…”

The grocery store wasn’t crowded so I quickly and easily found everything I needed and headed for the check-out. “Well that was fast!” I thought as I cheerfully stacked my food onto the conveyor, “YAY me!” But as I pushed my cart out of the door I suddenly realized that my bill was only $4…

I already know who wins..

My husband recorded an important game that he missed on TV because we were out of town. I had heard who won, but kept that information to myself as he had requested. Once we were settled back at home, he sat down to watch the event. For several hours he willingly went on the rollercoaster…

Dec 2- It’s a good day to clean out your “purse.”

I have a reputation for carrying heavy purses. I don’t set out to weigh myself down, I simply lose track of what’s inside and never take the time to sort through the mess until my shoulder starts to ache. Did you know there is a condition called Heavy Purse Syndrome? Symptoms include: Upper Back and…

SCAREDY CAT..

So there I was at Publix last week, dutifully examining the fat content of various peanut butters..trying hard to ignore the in-store pharmacy at the end of the aisle with its big, colorful, in your face sign.. GET $10 off your groceries when you get the flu shot today! 😃👍 I should get it–no I…