My husband hates pumpkin pie. So it goes without saying, I never buy a whole pumpkin pie. After all, it’s just the two of us. And life’s treats are best when they can be shared with someone you love. I don’t mind. There are plenty of other pies to choose from, flavors we both love.… Read More Pumpkin Pie Love
Throwback Thursday – 3 weeks ago this evening, I was settling in for an unexpected overnight stay at the hospital. When Rick and I left, I didn’t know I’d be admitted, so I didn’t tell Jack I’d be gone long. I told him the usual as we put him in his kennel, “I’ll be back in… Read More “Familiarity Breeds Content”
When I worked as a teacher’s aide, it was one of my stock phrases. “Use your words,” I would admonish my tiny charges when someone hit someone else or had a tantrum. “We don’t hit,” I would further clarify. “That isn’t nice and it doesn’t solve your problem, does it? If you are mad at… Read More “Use Your Words!”
Rick & I went to an adult coloring club at the library tonight. Very informal, the librarian who ran the event was a young woman who supplied colored pencils and markers, along with a dozen or so coloring sheets to choose from. Mellow music set the mood, tables were arranged in a congenial semi-circle. The… Read More Color Your World Happy!
Yesterday I learned that I don’t know everything. I know! It was a shock to me also! When I was young, I used to envy the grownups who knew everything – or so they would have had us believe. You probably heard the same phrase I did. When you asked unanswerable questions like, “why?” you… Read More “You’ll Understand Someday”
Never break a promise to a dog. Well, at least not our dog! Apparently, my dog and I both share the same dislike for people who don’t do what they say. Case in point: this afternoon, my husband and I were discussing a trip to the drugstore, to pick up a prescription and – okay,… Read More Never Cheat a Chihuahua
Take a tour of my world if you dare! Step on to “Planet D” and see what life is like through my eyes. It’s not all magic and moonbeams and I don’t walk around with rhymes running through my head, or chapters appearing in front of me when I gaze at a blank page. Okay,… Read More Me, Unplugged