Everyone has unusual experiences to share that make our lives more interesting and unique. Those events help make us who we are and give us stories to share with others too. The following are five of my most unique adventures but there will be more! I would enjoy hearing some from you all, if you … More Been There; Done That
This is a story I read and loved as a child. Since I don’t 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 five children lived in an average sized but nice farmhouse. … More No Room For a Sneeze
When I was 12 years old I noticed I was having trouble seeing the writing on the blackboard in school. I always sat at the front of the class anyway so I didn’t know how long my vision had been declining. But soon the front row seat did not help me see the board clearly any … More Put Your Glasses On And Look
Have you ever noticed that you never see a bug sitting on your windshield until you have gotten into the car, put on your seat belt, and started the car? Well, this is what happened to me yesterday. I got into my Beetle, seat belted myself in and started the engine. There it was: a … More Bugs and Thoughts of a Driver
Am I getting older or what? As I sit and watch the TV advertisements of pizza with loads of cheese and fat filled meats (blocked heart arteries waiting to happen) on a pie crust with cheese built into the rim of the crust (more cholesterol) I realize how I used to eat pizza every week! … More Pizza, Fried Chicken, French Fries?? No Thank You.
As I sit here on my screened in porch this morning I hear the varied songs of my feathered friends. When I hear one near me in an effort to be friendly I attempt to imitate his message. He replies and then I mimic his sounds. Back and forth we go. Suddenly I begin to … More My Warbled Mind
It is good to be quiet sometimes. Quietude is one of my simple pleasures. Quietude is a state of stillness, calmness, and quiet in a person or place, according to Wikipedia. For those who don’t know me well, I often seem rather loquacious, (I am into big words today!) And truly there is a part … More Quietude