Monthly Archives: July 2012

I Bet The Donuts Are Awesome in Heaven!

Lately, I cry every time I go to church. This morning, I whispered to my friend “I won’t cry today. I promise!” Right. Well, today I figured out why. My husband had several personalities. There was the “Everyday Husband“, the … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

Who am I? It’s been so long since I’ve thought about just me. Well, it’s all about me now. Like it or not. I’ve got some choices. I can continue riding that same old train of habits that have held … Continue reading

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Hot Summer Days in the Ol’ West

Heh Bar Keep! Gimme a Sarasparilla…and make it a cold one! I’ve been ridin’ for days and I’m drier than an upside down water barrel! Waddayamean, ya don’t serve cats?

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Hook, Line and Sinker

The last card my husband gave me said this: For my wife, Together you and me…there’s no better place to be. I promised to love you forever – to stay by your side through good times and bad. It was … Continue reading

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Just a Kid at Heart

So did I mention that I live in an “adult community”. I admit it. But actually, us adults are still kids at heart, and hopefully many of us will be, til the end! Last night, I attended an Eagles concert … Continue reading

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Grieving is like…

Grieving is a lot like playing in the ocean. You know that feeling when you first step into the surf? The cold water laps at your feet and you giggle with anticipation. The sand feels good under your toes, but … Continue reading

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If Harry and Sally Can Do It, I Can Do It!

I adopted Harry and Sally from a rescue center on Monday. They had been living at the center for 597 days! They were wild when they were found as kittens, and apparently very “street-wise” when they came to the shelter. … Continue reading

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The Weird Cat Lady

Meet Harry and Sally. They are going to help me work my way through this lonely time. And now I know how one becomes the “weird cat lady”. Sally Harry

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A Tree Named Wally

A few friends sent me this little Japanese Maple tree in memory of my husband. It came in a long cardboard box, wrapped up in cellophane. How it lived through that journey, I have no idea, but I’m glad. I … Continue reading

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Penny Candy

I grew up in Mill Valley, California. This is by far one of the best places on earth for raising kids — or at least it was in 1954. I went back there on the fourth of July to take … Continue reading

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