The Circle of Life
My beloved Father passed away on 12 August 2017, surrounded by family. What better way to honor him than to be there with him during his transition.
Life, has a beginning, a middle and an ending. We have to be su... Read more
I may be inactive here in the next few days. My daughter, Clara, was in an auto accident today. No apparent injuries, thank goodness, but I am waiting for Jason to come home and we're going to get her.
Apparently she was on the way to ... Read more
Well it has been a VERY long time since I’ve blogged, but life just doesn’t slow down.
Feb. 2013 – Mom diagnosed w/Alzheimer’s which is progressing, sadly. Short term memory is virtually non-existent. BUT she is generally positive, though... Read more
I try not to whine and complain for two reasons:
1. Generally that expressions of negative energy takes away from positive energy that can be applied to going forward.
2. I am a generally grateful person.
But (and here goes no... Read more
Been a long time, baby! Thanks to the urging of Sparkfriend THINFITKINDVGAN, here it is. My goals for June.
Honestly, it has been an emotional roller coaster with DH having to job search and being 62. Not a good combination, for sure, h... Read more
you raise me up to walk on stormy seas,
And I am strong when I am on your shoulders!
You lift me up to more than I can be.
Ok, everyone has problems and I don't like to be a whiner, but there are just times that venting is ... Read more
This was too cute not to share. Every feel like these dogs??? Ever feel like your day has gone to the dogs (or in this case, the cats!) See how these canine cuties deal with their feline frenemies!
www.pawbonito.com/compil atio... Read more
And that brings me to my topic. Procrastination. Are you a procrastinator? Read on. You are in good company because there are a lot of us out there who, for whatever the reason procrastinate. This is an essay by Marla Cilley that struck a co... Read more
Asked by a Spark friend to copy and paste .....
We could all use these words of encouragement now and then.
Everyone will go through some hard times at some point. Life isn't easy.
Just something to think about... did you kn... Read more
It's been a long time since I've updated! Life marches on, doesn't it!
Mom has had her ups and downs with Alzheimer's, but at this point is doing pretty well. Her short term memory . . . well, it really doesn't exist much, but she is ha... Read more
This appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today for Memorial Day! So proud of John and ALL our soldiers. Hugs, prayers and remembrance.
PFC John Levine, Cedarburg WI -- Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with V for Valor ... Read more
It is the
not the preacher,
who has given us freedom of religion.
not the reporter,
who has given us freedom of the press.
not the poet,
who... Read more
Change . . . the natural inclination with change is to resist it and stay just were you're at. Is is the best thing for us? Sometimes NOT. So, what to do when change is in the wind for you? I found that these tips help on that path to changi... Read more
There are only 24 hours in a day and it's up to us to use the time wisely. Days are full of appointments, meetings, obligations and often a lot of W-A-I-T-I-N-G.
So, my thought was, how can I make use of the time I spend waiting and accomp... Read more