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Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

I planted yellow crocuses today. The package says they will pop up in January or February. I have hopes that they will. I gave them everything I could to offer them a good start to their little yellow lives — bone meal, amendment, sweet words. Planting is a...

Looking Back to Be Here Now

Looking Back to Be Here Now

Give me a task, or let me think of one myself and I can make most anything happen. I love to backwards plan, finding a goal and then taking the necessary steps to reach the goal. I’m not afraid of failing because failing is just an opportunity to improve. I can...

Shocked at What We Saw On the Beach

Shocked at What We Saw On the Beach

Wide-Eyed, We Stared at the Scene in Front of Us We checked into an oceanfront hotel in Ocean Shores, Washington, a room with an ocean view and a balcony. We’ve been to beaches a hundred times and more, but not this beach, so we were a little surprised when we arrived...

“Livin’ the Dream,” She Says

“Livin’ the Dream,” She Says

"And How are You?" - a Standard Question. But Wait. What would happen if we changed our answer? It was one of those 'meh' days. You know the kind, when you're just not feeling the sparkle. I couldn't say there as anything wrong that day. Oh, the sky was overcast, I...

Doing a Small Favor for Dad

Doing a Small Favor for Dad

— Chocolate? Weeds? Choosing a Father's Day Gift. It wasn’t a big deal for me. I was visiting Mom and Dad, and they asked me to weed a patch of their backyard, cut a few overhanging bushes and tidy it up back there. They look out their back window and they see this...

Faux Pas? We Laugh at Such Bitty Things

Faux Pas? We Laugh at Such Bitty Things

It was a tiny faux pas, but it got me thinking, as so many things do these days, about the small but empowering changes the 60s have given me. Like this one: It's getting more difficult to embarrass me.  I think of all the embarrassing moments in my life, going back...