I have had some weird experiences while I was in my car. Fortunately none of them were injurious to me but they were kind of weird and scary! Years ago when I lived in Forest City, NC I was driving along behind a cattle truck. I seem to recall that it had two levels. I … More It Happened in My Car
After almost 11 months are you crazy yet? It’s scary out there!! The Covid Virus is real! I have two friends who are nurses and believe me, I hear about it second hand. The news is not exaggerating. So hopefully many of us are still staying at home as much as possible; going out only … More Cut Down on Covid Crazies
I am retired, in my late 60’s, and an extrovert who enjoys being around people. Since the virus became a little too “close to home” for me, I don’t go out much and I miss seeing people and going out with my friends. So my main entertainments are: calling friends: little things too do around … More My Entertaining Cat
The potential for snow in winter reminds me of the Blizzard of 1993; the one I will never forget and the only one I ever experienced. This storm covered a large swath of the Eastern United States. Look up Superstorm of 1993 for pictures For less than a year my husband, Hank, had been … More The Blizzard of 1993
One of my four favorite seasons year is winter. (Yes, for various reasons, I love each one. I’ve seen them all from South Carolina to western, mountainous and eastern North Carolina; some Southern states get hit with hurricanes more often than the rest of the South. But other parts of the South get hit by … More Winter Beauty
My second son, D, called me on the Friday before the ice/snow came last winter. He was sick with the flu and had my nine month old grandson to care for. C, his wife, had to work because of limited sick time from her time out with bronchitis and strept throat. C’s job is away … More Five Goats on an Icy Day
Last year was one for the records! So many people have been sick, lost jobs, businesses, homes, and lives. 2021 couldn’t be anything but better, hopefully 2021 is a new year!! Let’s make it one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love-filled one. That doesn’t happen magically. We have to want it to be … More Make This New Year a Great One!
Each of you have blessed me in some way over the last few years. Some by reading, commenting, or sharing one of my posts; some by sharing stories of your life or your life experiences; some by your love or moral support, and some by reading my blog: Joyful2beeblogs.com. Thank you all. Have a wonderful … More Merry and Blessed Holiday Season!
When I was two years old my uncle gave me a “real live,” Smokey the Bear”, teddy bear for Christmas. Smokey had a hat, badge and shovel, which was lost so early on that I don’t remember them. But somehow the plastic belt with a metal buckle with his name, “Smokey,”on it lasted many years. … More My Inner Child Is Alive and Well
During the holiday season there is a mixture of varying emotions. There are many who are caught up in the holiday decorations, music, gift giving and receiving , Santa Claus, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Jesus’s birth celebration, and of course New Years Day. Depending on our religious or spiritual preferences many of us love Christmas or … More Holidays Are Not Always Happy For Everyone