Warrior status has been confirmed…

“It seemed as if the longer she lived, the more was taken from her. Not gradually, as old age fell into the inevitable, but lobbed off in great chunks, the healthy branches sacrificed along with the frail.” Shelly Noble, Beach Colors I look down at the great chunks of my life that have lobbed off … Continue reading Warrior status has been confirmed…

Alone…

I have these days (and you may also) where the world around me becomes much too harried. Much too busy, technical, and unreliable. Things and situations can change in a minute, and I’m left with nothingness in my heart. Today has been one of those days, where my favorite remedy is to crawl up next … Continue reading Alone…

This is the Life…

This is the life, I tell you. I’m actually sitting on my porch as I type this. The breeze is perfect! Looking out into my back yard reminds me of why Spring is my favorite season. All of our spring flowers are in full bloom, I have beautiful colored trees to look at, and our … Continue reading This is the Life…

“Think for a minute, darling”

“Think for a minute, darling: in fairy tales it's always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window.” ― Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife I was thinking today that Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Maybe you're … Continue reading “Think for a minute, darling”

Cocktails or Cockatiels?

Cocktails or Cockatiels? First, a quick update on my health: it’s been a few days since I’ve last written, and it’s been a weird few days. I’ve been feeling out of sorts for the last week. Don’t ask me why? I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve went up to 30 mgs on my chemo … Continue reading Cocktails or Cockatiels?

A roll of the eyes…

So here it is again. 2:00 AM and I'm still wide awake. I would really like to say that I have my "sleeping habits" under control, but obviously I don't. I went to bed at a normal hour the night before last, because I had a wonderful day, I was tired by 10:00 PM, and I … Continue reading A roll of the eyes…