Archive for November 2014

Meeting Mary

Tonight, on the last night of this November month of gratitude, I think back to the start of the month when I got on a jet plane and flew off to a far away state to meet a friend.  A mere four weeks later, it kind of, sort of feels like eons ago.  Maybe because... Read more »

Rose Goes Home

People die and that sucks, especially when those people are ones in your orbit that you loved, or liked, or cherished, or relied upon. Rose was Donna’s very first babysitter.  When baby Donna was thirteen weeks old, I got dressed all business like for the first time since her birth. I loaded her up in... Read more »

Having a Bad Day? Get Otter Here!

This is otterly adorable.  photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/vidyo/14792554508/">RayMorris1</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
Have you ever had one of those days where you’re frustrated, face obstacle after obstacle, life is just kind of, sort of getting you down?  No?  Well, bully for you!  Most of us, though, probably have those days more often than we would wish for.  They suck. You know what doesn’t suck?  Otters!  Otters are,... Read more »
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Life Lessons from a Late Bloomer

Last week I got to thinking about late bloomers, of which I am one.  I threw out a question on my blog’s Facebook page (Why don’t you join me there?) about what benefits other late bloomers have found in their trajectory.  Kind of surprised that it took folks a few minutes to figure out what... Read more »