Today I got a call from someone who thought I was a going to be a victim. They were wrong! So and so called me from the Social Security Administration Office. They gave me a name and told me to press one to speak with someone. “Someone” (they did have a name but I don’t … More Warning, I am Not Easily Scammed
My article was published on Candid Slice last year. One special patient cared for her fellow patient’s need for beauty. http://www.candidslice.com/struggling-with-cancer-patient-performs-inspiring-acts-of-kindness/ Years ago I took care of an unforgettable cancer patient. She had lost her hair from the chemotherapy, but not her spirit. She quipped about her bald head and how funny she perceived her … More A Kind Hearted Cancer Patient Gives a Gift
1. Live each day to the fullest. Slow down and use all of your senses to enjoy whatever beauty there is to enjoy. 2. Keep a sense of gratitude (a heartfelt appreciation) and have a thankful attitude for the good things of this life. A mind filled with gratitude has been found to increase … More Just Do IT!
I am a very positive person; I try to see the good in bad situations when possible. Many times in the past I was accused of “looking at the world through rose colored glasses.” Yes, in all honesty I was and am an optimist. Now that I am a senior citizen I have a better … More So What Can I Do???
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’ve lived almost 68 years full of varied and interesting experiences with people of many different races, cultures, and religions, which I feel gives me a broad understanding of a large sampling of people’s attitudes, lives and feelings about life. Through traveling I’ve met other people of different cultures from Mexico, Canada, Germany and Switzerland. … More United We Stand; Divided We Fall
In spite of the fact that I am a senior citizen, I still consider myself a child at heart. So why is it that before I go to a fireworks display for a holiday I pause and do the “old woman routine:” check the weather for temperature, rain, lightening, and think of all the things … More What Is It About Fireworks and Our Flag?