All I’ve I Got In Me Today


Offering this thought as my post today:

There is Always An Irish Proverb to Set Me Straight


I am grateful that this work day is over, it was long and difficult.  I also want to thank the people who made it just a bit more pleasant:  Jacqui, Dan, and Elizabeth.  

Minion-Making Music Multiplies the Merriment


We all have songs that remind us of specific periods and events in our lives. Twenty years from now, which song will remind you of the summer of 2014? I know some of you might think that a song can get too much air time on the radio, but I don't think this one can ever be over-played. … Continue reading Minion-Making Music Multiplies the Merriment

Back of the Queue, A Daily Occurence


Today's prompt for writing: Is there something you've always wanted to do, but never got around to starting (an activity, a hobby, or anything else, really)? Tell us about it — and tell us about what’s keeping you from doing it. If you're a regular reader of my blog you know that I'm in a new … Continue reading Back of the Queue, A Daily Occurence

Exceeding Her Own Expectations


"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."  Maya Angelou For my friend Maria, who I got to have lunch with today.  Thank you for supporting my success--for years; and for showing the world how hard work, … Continue reading Exceeding Her Own Expectations

Reminder of What’s Necessary for a Successful Life


People who make an impact on our lives--the ones who teach us what we can do and what we can't; how to do something and how not to.  Have you thanked anyone like this in your life?  We need everyone who walks into our lives for one reason or another.  Without them, we might have become … Continue reading Reminder of What’s Necessary for a Successful Life

101 Years Old And Memories Are Vivid


Which good memories are better — the recent and vivid ones, or those that time has covered in a sweet haze? I've written before about our elderly neighbor, Lucille. Back in February she experienced another fall; her fourth in as many years.  She's been in a nursing home since then and a few weeks ago told us that … Continue reading 101 Years Old And Memories Are Vivid