This is a photo of my Aunt Helen from years ago. She died at the age of 92. The fourth of June would have been her birthday. Her senior lifestyle was an inspiration to me now that I am older. She was always going somewhere and staying active. Until about 12 years before her death, … More Ten Ways to Make Getting Older More Fun
Have you seen the video of a woman exercising with her cats? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBAdYAUYtnk So clever. The cats sit quietly and unobtrusively, just keeping her company. Well, let me show you some pictures of how my exercises got with my cat, Norie. One problem is that Norie loves to scratch the rubber mats. The problems begin … More Exercising With Norie
I am very thankful for the companionship of my cat, Norie. This black cat is one of the delightful parts of my life. She is a source of laughter, company, amazement, challenge, and life lessons. Norie trusts me implicitly. She knows I would not hurt her on purpose. I have stepped on her paws or … More Thankful for My Cat
The revolt of my two cats has taken a turn for the best for them and for me. For the background story see: https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2023/05/22/my-cats-are-revolting/. The primary plan Norie was put on a weight reduction diet and lost one pound within the prescribed amount of time. The plan involved feeding the maintenance amount of foods to … More ‘The Cats Won! Maybe I Did Too.
This is about my second cat, Sister. Sister had the sweetest nature. She was very loving and affectionate. For Part 1 here is the link. … More Memories of Sister, Part 2
1. I try to live each day to the fullest. Granted everyone needs a day off from “doing” things. Everyone needs a day to unwind, relax and turn the stress off. Slowing down and using all of your senses enables us to enjoy whatever beauty there is to enjoy more fully. 2. Keep a … More Just Do IT!
When I go to my home state, I always bring back some peaches for friends and neighbors in my condo building. This happened several years ago and gave me a nick name from one of my first son’s friends. I had just returned from a trip to South Carolina. Following my tradition, I brought back … More South Carolina Peaches and Southern Hospitality
I want to share some of the sources of my joy and happiness. If you need a little laughter to get you started here is a video compilation from FunnyPlox to put you in the right frame of mind for this post. Life is full of humorous events. Sometimes I think they help us keep our … More Can You Laugh at Yourself?
The title comes from one of my favorite authors, Dr. Seuss, and his book: Happy Birthday to You! I borrowed my title from these lines:”Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! ” This is more for us girls (whether transgender or whatever) just … More “Today You Are You”
I had the weirdest “luck” or lack thereof lately at one grocery store very close to where I live. Everyone who works there has always been kind, polite, friendly and helpful to me. I actually enjoy walking through the aisles. “So what happened?” you may wonder. I like to use my own cloth bags to … More Two Weird Grocery Trips
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