And now for something a little different. I wrote this poem for my oldest son when he was about seven or eight. He is now a 6’6″ adult. Shopping for pants for my son Is considered by him not fun. But he’s smart enough to let me know The pants, unlike him, do not grow. … More Growth and Pants By Melodie Elaine Estes
I saw this article on Facebook about parents worrying about their adult children. https://www.healthspiritbody.com/parents-stress-children/?ftt2 I used to ” think about” my two sons’ safety, eating habits, their health, their lack of sleep, their future, etc. etc. Now that my two adult sons are happily married I only worry a little bit every now and then. … More I Never Worry About My Adult Sons
Since the weekend starts today many of you are making one last trip to the beach. There are others, like myself, who wish they could go one more time. I thought I would give you some encouragement for your trips; as well as some beauty to soothe your longing for the beach. These are some … More Beauty and the Beach Photos
I have rarely truly felt my age. I am 66 years young. Even though I have minor physical issues, my attitude is great and my love of life and even challenges are positive for the most part. But the other day I had a morning that made me feel like I was 100 years old! … More Ever Had One of Those Days?
The title of this blog was a favorite line of Telly Savalas on “Kojack,” an old TV series. Do you ever stop to wonder why someone likes you or why you like them? Are you drawn to certain types of personalities or people with the same behavior patterns? Do you find that you have the … More Who Loves You, Baby?
There are three kinds of reflections that I know of and I derive pleasure from. As a photographer I have always loved the reflections on bodies of water. There are times when a lake or pond has no wind ruffling the waves and the water’s surface is like a mirror: flat, quiet, and with a … More My Simple Pleasure Beginning With R: Reflections
After being a compulsive rescuer all of my life, and now having no one to rescue constantly or even monthly, what do I do????? Rescuing is in my blood! Being raised by a former nursing student; being the oldest girl of four kids (the youngest being 12 years younger than me); and having nurses coming … More Rescue the Rescuer!