Monthly Archives: October 2019

Colorful Leaves

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Today I am grateful for colorful leaves.  When we lived in Jakarta, Indonesia for three years, the seasons never changed.  It was tropics, tropics, rainy season, tropics all year long.  The season I missed the most … Continue reading

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Older But Better Performers

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Today I am grateful for older but better performers.   The other night, the curtain parted slightly on two people helping Gus Merkle to the stage.  He was a bit wobbly and moving slowly, but with … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

Monday, October 28, 2019 Today I am grateful for the best laid plans.  I was putting clean sheets on the bed today and came down hard on the footboard with my index finger, jamming it big time.  I don’t have … Continue reading

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Colors of Fall

Thursday, October 24, 2019 Today I am grateful for the colors of Fall.  Himself and I were planning on taking a drive to Jim Thorpe last Saturday to look at the changing colors, have lunch in our favorite little place … Continue reading

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My Mom on Her Birthday!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Today I am grateful for my mom on her birthday.  She is 93 today.  She tried to deny it when we spoke and said she was 90, but I set her straight.  What else is a … Continue reading

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Being Relieved

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Today I am grateful for being relieved.  Now that my mom has been safely moved into her new digs, we are all breathing a huge sigh of relief.   The logistics of moving someone else are … Continue reading

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Projecting

Monday, October 21, 2019 Today I am grateful for projecting.  My mom is moving today, so I called her this morning to boost her up for another huge change.   “So how are you holding up, mom?” I asked.   … Continue reading

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Standing our Ground

Sunday, October 20, 2019 Today I am grateful for standing our ground.  Since my mom was required to move from one assisted living to another, my sister and I have been through the mill with her.  The anxiety has been … Continue reading

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Representatives Who Represent

Thursday, October 17, 2019 Today I am grateful for State Representatives who represent.  Like Liz Hanbidge, who sent me a card right after she was elected asking me what I felt was important to make the lives of senior citizens … Continue reading

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Pink Octopus Update

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Today I am grateful for a pink octopus update.   Oh boy, just what you needed on this beautiful fall day.  Well, there is good and there is bad.  My bad, mostly.   We left the creature … Continue reading

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