A friend of mine on Facebook today mentioned an analog clock he and his wife have in a bathroom in their home. He mentioned how he could read it from the shower via a mirror. My mind, as usual, went down a rabbit hole and suddenly I remembered hearing recently that many children and adults … Continue reading The Beauty of a Clock
Somewhere, over the rainbow, on the other side of the wall, days are bright and sunny, no matter winter, spring, summer or fall. If my clothes could talk at the end of the day, they'd tell of the rainbows I saw today. Some rainbows I noticed, Others I passed right by, because I was too … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow
I came out to my studio to write this afternoon. I started off writing a quadrille poem (44 words long) that would include the word spark or sparkle for dVerse Poetry's weekly quadrille challenge. I wrote as the breeze wafted through my open door and the sun slowly shifted to highlight the artwork on the … Continue reading Between a Doze and a Daydream
As many of you know, I've traveled a lot this summer. My husband and I traveled to Ireland, Spain, England, and spent one day in France. Then last week I traveled to the Chicago area to spend time with my baby grandson, daughter-in-law and son. I've said all my life that I truly believe … Continue reading Kindness and Goodness Wins!!
I thought I would share some photos of Daddy and myself taken as I was growing up. Daddy holding me while Mother looks on when I was very young, but I'm not sure how old I was. My parents were older and I was a "surprise" so I always loved this picture. They both looked … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Jackson Pollock, Convergence, 1952 I have no wise words to say on this most usual Thursday. So far this morning I've read countless poems by brilliant poets participating in NaPoWriMo just as I am this month. I've watched a video of a nun visiting great art of the 20th century and heard her describe the … Continue reading No Wise Words to Say–NaPoWriMo Day 9
This felt like me today for sure! I didn't fall, but I felt like I had been run over by a mack truck this morning. I hurt, I felt mean, and I was jittery as that squirrel on Hoodwinked with coffee. I took my husband to work because I needed the car for a lunch … Continue reading Let Us Love One Another and Then…Let’s Eat Chocolate!!
As I went down the canned goods aisle at an old-style A&P grocery story in Amarillo, Texas, looking for chili, suddenly an elderly woman’s voice from behind me says, “If I weren’t any bigger than you, hon, I’d be ashamed to be seen in public!” As I turned around to find the source of the … Continue reading Angel in Pink Curlers
See this ridiculous grin on my face? That's how happy it makes me to know there are people who read my blog and even follow my blog! I can't tell you how excited I get every time I get a new follower. When I get new followers, I must admit it makes me teary eyed, … Continue reading Gratitude for My Readers and Followers…
Still in pjs and housecoat, Sipping coffee, Listening to iTunes shuffle, opera to the Cranberries, Looking at the family budget, Dog dreaming on my lap, Minor fibromyalgia pain so far, Husband in the home office, Son sleeping downstairs, Healthy grandson, papa and mama In Illinois. Count your many blessings, Name them one by one. Life … Continue reading Counting Blessings….