You look mah-velous

I haven't said much about this before because when I make announcements, I tend to jinx the results. Injury, and inertia were what vexed me in the past, but hopefully, barring another jinx, I can be successful. For the last five or six weeks, I've been out walking and exercising again. (If you follow me [...]

A mother’s legacy

It all started with my mom, or maybe even as far back as with her mother. My mother is a beautiful woman, but for my entire life, she was always so harsh about her appearance. She thought she was too fat, or too grey, or too this or too that. I don’t remember her ever [...]

Beer goggles

"There are none so blind, as those who will not see.” All I can do is shake my head. There’s no talking to her. All she does anymore is speak in clichés and movie quotes. I don’t believe she even knows what half of it really means. The other’s hang on her every word. "Ooohhing" [...]

Shed the old

Life changes, transforms Summer turns to fall, adapt Shed the old, reborn Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. Next month, I turn 50. I'm determined that my second 50 years, be as exciting as my first. If I want changes, if I want adventure, I have to make it happen and not wait [...]