Break Free

Well, the moment is here. My laptop has given all it’s got and it’s time to bite the bullet and buy a new one. I bought this particular laptop 6 years ago to replace one I was having constant problems with. Sadly, when the genius at Apple (hey, that’s what they call themselves, right?) migrated…

Phew..that was fun 🥴

Yesterday I finished phase 2 of “Operation Photo Organization.” Phase 1 began months ago in the thick of Covid as I sorted through hundreds and hundreds (and hundreds!) of loose photographs. I had boxes labeled and staged in the guest room and basically sat on the bed tossing pictures into them according to dates and/or…

Why we keep what we keep..

“Well look at that!” I marveled, gazing at the photo below that accompanied a recent article proclaiming wallpaper was making a comeback, “Just look at that crocheted blanket on the bed; it’s GRANNY SQUARES! Why, I haven’t seen one of those in ages!!” My grandmother made one for us as a wedding gift 37 years…

Floating through time..

Oh, how my dad loved the annual Christmas boat parade. Years ago, when the kids were little, they’d get all gussied up in their holiday finery and we’d drive up to Ft. Lauderdale to watch the festivities from his balcony overlooking the intracoastal waterway.  Dad would fuss over his famous eggnog adding dollops of ice…