When Hope kicks discouragement to the curb..

On a frustration scale of one to ten..ten being trying to score tickets to Hamilton when the show came to town, I’d say getting my 89 year old mom a reservation for her Covid Vaccine rated a solid 17. Honestly, I’m too tired to review all the details, but suffice it to say after getting…

DAY SIX– ‘Life’s Little Treasures’ Hunt!!

QUICK! You have five minutes to look around and take six pictures of things that bring you joy; your life’s little treasures. Why six? Because why not? There are six days left in this “week of Christmas” and today is a great day to take stock of the gifts we already have! (Some of which…

Life Privilege

My daughter texted me video of her first ‘real walk’ using crutches last night. She had major orthopedic surgery in early November and after 6 weeks using a walker, was given the green light yesterday to put weight on her leg. I’ve hidden her face to preserve her privacy, but you’d better believe there’s a…

This is the way I see it..

We’re strapped in at 13,000 feet riding out a wicked storm in a crippled plane. That terrible noise you hear is coming from a gaping hole that has already sucked out a few rows of passengers and two heroic flight attendants who were trying to save them. All I can do is grip my seat,…

I never..

I never realized how many armchair “experts” (on absolutely everything) we have in this country. Thank goodness for Facebook, Instagram and all the rest, without which we wouldn’t have access to this “braintrust.” 😏 I never realized how many sweet neighbors we have.  They are starting to drag lawn chairs out onto their driveways in the…