Today was supposed to be a good day. It’s a Friday and my brother whom I work with, just got his P.E. license and I had gotten my acceptance letter into grad school. But there came other, unwelcome news.
I have cancer.
Read More Don’t Fear the Reaper
There’s an old song from the 50’s that is based off the book of Ruth, called “Whither Thou Goest.” I came across the song while co-piloting, as we drove to Georgia and Florida during Christmas and New Year’s break, to see “my people.” If you ever want to come across some interesting music selections, just drive a thousand miles through the mid-section of the country without satellite radio.
Read More Wither Thou Ghost
This was the year I decided to become a Polar Bear. I have always wanted to join the crazies on the lake front and jump in the frigid winter waters of Lake Michigan at noon on New Year’s Day.
Read More Absolute Zero
Both yesterday and again this morning, we celebrated Christmas with family. We feasted, laughed, watched football, listened to Christmas music and enjoyed each other’s company.
Read More Stable Condition
I never thought I would reach this goal. But as Nelson Mandela said: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Here I am, graduating at age 50. I have many mixed emotions about finishing. I am so very glad to be done, but sad because I have this insatiable thirst to continue learning.
Read More Ain’t life Grad?
Today I decorated our Christmas tree. The guys wanted to take naps instead, and I decorated the tree alone, left with poignant memories of when our children were young. The cat kept me company for a while, but even she lost interest, despite the shiny, dangly ornaments hung low for the taking. She will make me pay later, I’m sure.
Read More Ghosts of Christmas Past
I’ve never been the outdoorsy type in winter, but I’m trying. I’ve always been one to hibernate in winter by reading, gaming and pretty much doing anything to avoid going out in the cold.
Read More Some Enchanted Evening
It’s my family and I love them. Another Thanksgiving has passed and happily into the Christmas season we go. We ate, we watched football, we reminisced.
Read More It’s big, it’s obnoxious, it’s loud, and it’s mine.
What are you?
Read More I’m a Zero…
One only need look at Facebook, to see our quest for self-discovery. I see so many of you, my friends and family, that engage in all kinds of fun personality tests and quizzes. There are quizzes to show what’s your spirit animal, which Disney character you are, what McDonald’s item you are (Do we really need to know this?) and more…
On Thursday I dragged my family with me to do the “Climb for a Cure” – a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser that my son’s high school was participating in. I saw it advertised on Facebook and on some foolish whim, decided it was something I wanted to do.
Read More Ain’t No Stairway to Heaven