Hi, I am M. Estes. I am a retired nurse with many interests and a good, full life which I am thankful for and enjoy tremendously. My friends and family are a major part of my life. Since I enjoy being with people, at least every other day I get out to visit or be … More Who is Joyful2beeblog’s Blogger?
Over my lifetime there have been certain qualities that have been instilled into my heart, mind and soul. My parents, my experiences in church, school, with friends, and everything that touched my life gave me a longing for these qualities. So years ago I wrote this poem about my life’s goals. I was fortunate enough … More My Life Goals
Have you ever had a close friendship with someone but were separated through consequences beyond your control? You move away from each other; get too busy to write or even call or just lose contact with them. You feel sad that all of those memories of shared experiences fade in your memory and evidently theirs … More What Are the Odds?
Have a wonderful time with family and friends. Make good memories to remember in the future. Be thankful for the good things in your life. Be careful too. I will be offline until after the Twenty Fifth. Thank you all for reading my posts. You are the ones I write for. You make my day … More Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season!!
I tried to write a piece to express my feelings of helplessness concerning the virus of hate, murder, violence and the potential future we are heading for. But then I wanted to offer encouragement and help with ideas for what we could do. However I was never satisfied with what I wrote. This afternoon this … More What Are We To Do???
When I was two years old my uncle gave me a “real live,” Smokey the Bear, teddy bear for Christmas. Smokey had a hat and shovel, which was lost so early on that I don’t remember them. But somehow the plastic belt with a metal buckle that spelled out his name, “Smokey,” lasted many years. … More My Inner Child Is Alive and Well
One of my four favorite seasons is winter. (Yes, for various reasons, I love each one.) Recently much of the South was hit by various levels of snow, and freezing temperatures. North Carolina got varying levels of snow which was above the average for a year. Snow, to me, is part of the Christmas season. … More Winter Beauty