I stopped making big bedspread size works years ago. I would find the colors I liked, or that I thought a friend/loved one would like. Then I would spend months crochet or knit it together. When done, everyone seemed under-whelmed. Yes, they were grateful, but the darn thing had exhausted me from completing (or even … Continue reading Will You Wear Purple Now?
You can look till you are blue in the face and you will not find it – you have to choose to make it! I can say this because this is what I do, I choose to be happy. I will gladly share with you examples of my on-going work of attitude adjustment. I had … Continue reading How Do You Find Happiness?
My last post got me thinking about my parents a lot. They supported us in so many ways, especially in ways that we never even knew. The last bit of my last blog talked about why I do not do major alcohol. This was formed by my parents and a well-played evening on their part. … Continue reading WERE YOUR FOLKS BRILLIANT?
It’s out there. You cannot see it. You cannot taste it. You cannot touch it. But you can feel it and you know it’s there…. THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – EEEEK!!!!! I get both excited and scared at the same time. If I did not have custody of my grandson, it might not feel so … Continue reading CAN YOU FEEL IT?
I don’t say this to sound like you are a beastie that sits behind doors and jump-scares your kids. I am talking about doing something (or things) that your kids will go: “MOM??!!” (You do have to drag out the “o” part with the sound of “ah” to get the full effect.), once you have … Continue reading DO YOU KNOW THE SECRET ART?
I’m not sure exactly when or how it happened, but I turned my fear of failure into an anger to make it right. I do not seem to concentrate so much anymore on the fact that I failed, but more on the where did I go wrong and what can I do to fix it. … Continue reading DOES FAILURE HIT YOU LIKE A LEAD BRICK?
This question came to me under some unusual circumstances. I grew up with depression-era parents. They did not like to discard anything. If we did not need it, a family member or friend might; so nothing was thrown away. Well, in keeping with this family tradition I tried to donate my grandson's car seat to … Continue reading DO YOU HAVE A BLACK MARKET IN YOUR COMMUNITY?