Young Wendy Dear Readers, Mr. UT reminded me it was my golden sober birthday! I was born in 1953, and today I have been sober 1953 days!! Time to celebrate! Any reason for me to walk and get a treat is good for me! In my birthday year of 1953, the North Sea floods the … Continue reading Golden Sober Birthday
Lake Harriett, Minneapolis, Minnesota The frozen lake was showing off its coldness today, With just a bit of that beauty of sun, To keep us walking along the path, Looking for our photo treasures of these moments. The camera can capture the beauty, Of what the eye can see, But can it capture the essence … Continue reading A Wendy Walks Post
Dear Readers, I have been trying to pick a WOTY for 5 years! I could never think of just one, and I was always worried I'd choose the wrong one. This year I thought I'd try it, and I actually came up with one. I decided my word is "Challenge". I have been comfortable with … Continue reading Word of The Year
Dear Readers, Santa came to our house and brought delicious candy. Too much candy, so I told Mr. UT to hide it, and dole it out to me. He can moderate, except when it comes to cookies. I actually made sugar cookies, my mother's recipe, and they were so good, he had them for breakfast … Continue reading Candy Induced Thoughts
Dear Readers, Well, now that I am old, I keep wondering, where is the wisdom? Everyone keeps telling you get wiser when you age! LOL I mean, I still carry cups of coffee, water, and bags of stuff and wonder why I spill the coffee! Where is the wisdom in that! I am slow, having … Continue reading Waiting for Wisdom
Photo by Mr. UT Dear Readers, At my last writing meet-up group, we wrote on the word "plain". I thought of the definition of plain as, simple or ordinary. I struggled with this word for some reason. Maybe it was because I only had about 3 hours of sleep, and not enough coffee! Plain sounds … Continue reading I’ll Take Mine Plain, Please!
On Our Monday Walk! Dear Readers, I wrote this poem on Sunday afternoon, but am feeling it again today, Wednesday! Sleepy days are starting, I feel it in the light, My body knows, The trees and animals know. Time to rest. The afternoons cry out for a nap, To starve the blue mood that comes … Continue reading Sleepy Days
After my last post about my weight, I made an apple pie! LOL Mr. UntipsyTeacher was in heaven. It smelled so good, especially on a cloudy, fall day! I love baking, but then it's all we eat! Breakfast, lunch and dinner! Maybe I can learn moderation? (Ha, ha.) Cheesecake next! I had been feeling some … Continue reading A Secret!
Dear Readers, Today I have been sober for five years! Mr. UT and I both agree life is better. I just came back from a long weekend up in Northern Minnesota, staying at cabins with good friends. It's always been a hard weekend for me, because of people drinking. Not that anyone gets crazy drunk, … Continue reading 5 Years! Life is better!
Dear Readers, I am not sure if it's the changes of seasons, with lower levels of light, or a late summer cold, but I have been having feelings of uneasiness. A bit of sadness, mixed with a bit of anxiety, I think. I can't put my finger on it, but it is bothering me bit. … Continue reading A Bit of Uneasiness