The Sky’s the Limit

Bloganuary Challenge Prompt: What is a superpower you’d love to have? A friend once told me that I was a fanatic when it came to the subject of weather, and she wasn’t wrong. The way I’ve referenced the polar vortex, thundersnow or straight-line winds, it’s possible that I may have been a radio or television … More The Sky’s the Limit

Enjoying Some Thanksgiving Notes With the Elderly

A few days ago, we participated in an early Thanksgiving meal with my 91-year-old mother Ginny at her assisted living / memory care residence. The evening included some live musical entertainment and while mom was watching the singer, I was watching her feet tap to “That’s Life” and hearing her sing the last few notes … More Enjoying Some Thanksgiving Notes With the Elderly

Operation Odyssey

Something my 31-year-old son said to me last week reminded me about an ancient (18-year-old) hard copy of a manuscript I have buried in the cupboard. I’m pretty sure most readers here have a similar project in a similar cupboard. The premise was to keep a “journal” for one year chronicling life with a 13-year-old … More Operation Odyssey

A New Me

On the morning I was scheduled for my appointment, I woke to loud thunder and lightning. I got up and walked in the dark through the living room and stood in front of the glass sliding door to watch. Interestingly, there was no rain. I love thunderstorms, so I stuck around for a few minutes … More A New Me