WHAT ARE YOU DOING? My email joyously provides me with so many exciting things.  I read everything from my blogging friend's posts, to handyman tips, to local area sales (even though we are not leaving the house, I can still buy online should the need arise), so simple things like this: Word of the Day … Continue reading

I LEARNED SOMETHING NEW!

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!

PLEASE KEEP YOUR HUMOR!

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!

FUNNY the things you remember and when…

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…

I WILL NEVER BE A MINIMALIST.

There, I’ve said it.  I have done tons-and-tons of downsizing over the last two decades.  Moving from Denver to our great little patch of heaven in the plains of eastern Colorado helped me to make those changes. We had and over-stuffed, extra-large, moving van (yes – semi size) to bring all of both mine and … Continue reading I WILL NEVER BE A MINIMALIST.

What’s Up With My Weird Dreams?

With old(ish) age comes a variety of oddities.  The one that keeps throwing me off is the weird changes in my body, along with the even weirder medications and the way my body reacts to them.  The latest is a newbie for me. You must understand that I have never been a heavy sleeper, even … Continue reading What’s Up With My Weird Dreams?

How Did This Happen?

Sneaky sisters and exercise tactics.

How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

I have taken a ton of classes over the years.  Many of the classes were just to gain extra knowledge in a specific area.  The funny thing about me is that I never received an actual degree for anything. To this day, I still feel that having that piece of paper hanging on a wall … Continue reading How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

Top 5 Ways I Beat My Holiday Blues.

Just when you thought it was safe to start hanging all the decorations, it hits- The Holiday blues.  They get me every year about this time.  I always start out so excited going into Halloween.  I make most of my gifts all year long, then around Halloween I start wrapping them up.  After that, Thanksgiving … Continue reading Top 5 Ways I Beat My Holiday Blues.

Are Small Towns Just Big Families?

I was at our local Walmart the other day. It was about mid-morning, and I was in no rush. I got to the checkout aisles, and there was only one checker available (they are trying to push us into the automated ones – yuck!). I was just about ready to start unloading when a weathered … Continue reading Are Small Towns Just Big Families?