These are my photos of a variety of birds. They have such variety in color, ability, sounds, appearance and lifestyles. With their colorful plumage, enchanting songs and nest building customs, they are a fascinating, joyful presence in my world.
I have a hobby which has helped me in so many ways. While in my 40’s I taught myself how to dance from videos. Not just any kind of dancing…belly dancing. I fell in love with the beauty of the dance at a Renaissance Fair. The facts that my father’s father was from Greece; I was … More Belly Dancing, So Good For Me
We are such a plugged in people. We have to catch the news in the morning to find out what is going on in our world. Then we have to see what happened since this morning. Then before bedtime, we need an update on some current disaster. We listen to music on our various media … More Unplug, Look and Listen!
This is a photo of my Aunt Helen from 6 years ago. She died the other day at 92 years of age. Her senior lifestyle was an inspiration to me as I got older. She was always going somewhere and staying active. Until about 12 years ago she danced with a senior action group. She could … More 10 Things That Make Getting Older More Fun
This is one of my favorite stories from my childhood. Since I no longer have the book, I’ve told the story as well as I could remember it, but with a few of my own embellishments. Once upon a time a poor farmer, his wife and three children lived in an average sized farmhouse. But as … More No Room For a Sneeze
It’s a new year!! Let’s make this year one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love filled one. Make a difference We may not be able to change the world, but we can make a difference in the lives of those who live around us, whether they be strangers, neighbors, coworkers, people we pass … More Make This New Year a Great One!
The time had come for all of it to end. After a long year of thirst, hunger, blood draws, twice daily double Insulin injections, exams, and tests with no cure in sight, I decided to put an end to my cat, Sister’s life last Sunday. I believe she had had enough. Rather than go into … More The Sweetness of Sister