Ch, Ch, Ch…Changes

It feels like a new season here in my Florida yard this morning, but it’s hard to tell; the signs are subtle. Mostly, the evidence is in the quality of light. And, although the morning air is not what one would call crisp, it is a bit cooler. There is a slight breeze that’s making […]

New Job

I’ve been working on this weight loss project like it was my job. Since I’ve been back from our California trip, I’ve spent hours a day reading articles, listening to podcasts, journaling in my “food journal”, not to mention planning and logging meals and exercise. Joe says I’m overthinking it and he may be right. […]

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Trigger warning: There is a photo of a spider at the end of this post. I haven’t yet named her. Charlotte would be the obvious choice but I’m thinking of something that would more reflect her determination. Elizabeth, after Elizabeth Warren. Let’s call her Lizzie. Lizzie has been around for at least 2 years. I […]

Time Flies

…when you’re on vacation. The days whiz by and never seem to leave time for their full appreciation until they’re over. At least it seems that way when it’s the first time you’ve been able to be with your nearest and dearest for 2 years. There were 6 of us – my daughters, my nieces […]

Writing In My Sleep

The other night I had a dream in which I was writing a story. I was writing on a yellow legal pad (which I often do in waking life) and the unusual thing about this dream is that I could actually read it back. Normally, whenever I’m reading something in a dream the letters change […]