Fall colors are quickly fading, Leaves blowing off the trees, Darkness comes much sooner, Bringing moments of unease. Each sunlit day that passes, Each blue sky day I hold, I weave into a blanket, To hug when comes the cold. Dear Readers, SNOW! We had several brief showers of snow today, which was beautiful to … Continue reading Snow Came Today
The Weeds Call to Me Dear Readers, When Mr. UT and I plan our walks or hikes in fall, I think about where we might find the best color. Sometimes we get lucky, but other times, there aren't a lot of the fall colors I love. There might be a splash of color in one … Continue reading Green is a Color, Too!
On A Fall Walk From 2018 Dear Readers, Living life with Covid is somewhat the same, and somewhat different for Mr. UT and me. Because we had both been retired, we were used to being together for long stretches of time, and still liking each other! We have retirement funds, health care, a place to … Continue reading Same and Different
Dear Readers, Mt. UT and I were lucky to escape to the what we call the North Shore of Minnesota, on Lake Superior. (Read Part One Here.) We've been here before, during each of the four seasons, but I think fall is my favorite. I can't seem to find words that haven't already been used … Continue reading Escaping to My Music Part Two
Dear Readers, Mr. UT and I had took a wonderful trip up to the North Shore of Minnesota. We were very lucky to see some brillant colors on the leaves! It remided me of a poem I wrote when I was going deaf, and getting used to the differnt sounds of my first cochlear implant. … Continue reading Escaping To My Music Part One
Dear Readers. Luckily, Mr. UT and I like each other because we are sure together a lot right now! With a Sexy, Coffee Bringing, Vaccumming, Only Crabby in the Morning Husband, On Day 2201, Wendy
Dear Readers, This post will be very short and sweet! I love the freedom I have today from all the problems alcohol caused in my life. (Why Did I Stop Drinking) It's the best! And as Mr. UT and I both say, life is better! With A Long Car Drive up North, On Year 6, … Continue reading 6 Years of Freedom
On Our Walk at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum Dear Readers, A hawk came to rest on our fence post, and tried to catch a hosta-eating bunny. He failed this time, although, I wish he had prevailed, but one thing I know is, he will keep trying. I know I need to keep trying to keep … Continue reading Staying Optimistic
I have no idea! LOL All I know is that Mr. UT and I started dating in 11th grade of high school, and today, August 21, have been married for 44 years! That makes 51 years of being together! We've had fun times, happy times, sad times, stressful times, angry times, hilarious times, scary times, … Continue reading What Makes a Good Marriage?
August from Previous Years Dear Readers, I have always been affected by low light levels in the day, and especially in the afternoon. One time, a doctor even wanted to put me in the hospital for it, as it led to not only depression, but binge eating at the time. Summer was the same as … Continue reading Preparing for SAD