Yes, we can all agree that 2020 sucked. Then again, maybe not. It made us value our friends and family more. Not being able to be near the ones we love is horrifying, but it happened. So, we did learn some precious lessons in 2020. But then what? Where did those amazing lessons go wrong? … Continue reading WHY?
The anger is everywhere. Why? I understand that our Protect and Serve departments need an overhaul, but it seems to be going far beyond that. Shouldn't simply being a decent human being toward another human being be the top priority? I have been around since 1959 and have seen a ton of protests and riots: … Continue reading IS BEING HUMANE ENOUGH?
I remember that most things on the farm were done with lots of people. This meant that those that help got to share. Veggies were hot water bath canned, and fruits into preserves or jelly’s all with teams of people – except for the wild grapes. That was my mom’s personal passion. Now, you have … Continue reading Is The World Made Up Of Grape Jelly?
Once in a while, I get an email share that I wish would have been circulated much earlier. This is one of those examples: 5 Ways to Save Energy During Quarantine Craig Gustafson Updated: Apr. 24, 2020 The guys at Familyhandyman.com sent this to my inbox date, 5/7/20, but I noticed it was updated from … Continue reading SHORT, SIMPLE, AND SHOULD HAVE BEEN?
WRITE IT DOWN – everywhere I go! Sticky notes all over the place (note: did NOT say house as they are in my car as well-eek), note pads and pen or pencil in almost every room, in my vehicle, and in my purse – never leave home without it. I recently added a voice recorder … Continue reading SHORT AND SIMPLY HELPFUL.
This one is because most all of us are staying home and starting to get really bored. You may also have been among the panicked and ran out to buy a ton of stuff (needing it or not) in preparation of the virus “stay at home” order. Now what? You may have grabbed things that … Continue reading MORE SHORT AND SUPPORTIVE STUFF.
No, I am not talking about flowers or the song by Ray Stevens (you can view it here), I am just taking a moment out of my crazy day/life to see what is right in front of me. It is spring in Colorado, and the flowers are starting to come out and play. The fruit … Continue reading EVERYTHINGS IS BEAUTIFUL.
I am a learn-a-holic. Can’t help myself so I guess it falls in the category of O.C.D. My email inbox this morning brought me a new word: fusty adjective | FUSS-tee Definition 1 British : impaired by age or dampness : moldy 2 : saturated with dust and stale odors : musty 3 : rigidly … Continue reading I LEARNED SOMETHING NEW!
The greatest relief I have found in this scary world now is humor. My own humor and the beautiful humor of friends and family. A very close bunch of family/friends (I label them "family" because they are all much closer to us than just friends.) had their two daughters with their families move to Ohio. … Continue reading PLEASE KEEP YOUR HUMOR!
I was trying to clean up my computer (ha, didn’t get very far) and I came across this poem: ******************** WARNING: When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves And satin … Continue reading FUNNY the things you remember and when…