2019 started out so hopeful, I was getting it done. It being life. I had constructed one that was productive and purposeful. For once, my life appeared to be going pretty darn well. Like a well-oiled machine. I was waking up early, walking every morning for two miles with Sadie. These walks let me center... Continue Reading →
Just as I wish I was half the woman Caitlin Moran is, I also wish I was half the woman Sadie is. Can you say elegance? Yep, she is pure lady.
I was supposed to go to Blacksburg this weekend. I was also supposed to have written a blog post this weekend. Instead, it snowed a couple of feet in Blacksburg and I postponed my trip a week. I found myself with an entire weekend free to write a blog post. Sadly, this is the only... Continue Reading →
And so do I. No worries, I will have a new post up shortly. But if you are "jonesing" for some a la mode (and yes Craig, I did that just for you), enjoy the latest superfluous Sadie portrait. She is concerned for you, really.
It is good to be back. I have been a busy bee for the past several months. I have spent a lot of time taking a “fearless moral inventory” of myself. No I am not in AA. But the Twelve Steps don’t apply solely to alcoholics. And if you are anything like me, you have... Continue Reading →
The topic of this post is pretty much one of the main reasons I briefly stopped posting on the blog - my project to go through every book in my home and sum them up in a monthly round-up. Reading is soooooo much easier than writing. And the number of books I was reading were... Continue Reading →
I learned a great deal over the Easter weekend. I know I am a strong, capable and intelligent woman. But I learned, when it comes to my family, I am a weak, scatter brained and hapless girl. My role in the family was decided years ago and like most families, we really are too lazy to recast. And that... Continue Reading →