Dear Readers, When I retired, I struggled trying to figure out my purpose in life. I always felt a strong purpose being a teacher. But now, what was I, a retired teacher, past her prime? What was my important purpose now? I had struggled with this for several years. I am reading a book called, … Continue reading Little Purposes
Dear Readers, I never know when an idea or a thought I want to write about will pop into my head, but often times when I play Candy Crush Soda! It's like a meditation for me, as it's mindless and pretty! LOL So today, as I was playing my game, I had an "ah ha" … Continue reading Navigating the World
Dear Readers, I saw my older skin at yoga class today, my arms sagging with wrinkled skin, but for today, I didn't care, because my body was moving. My body wasn't hurting, so I was very happy. Other days, I cringe and look away from the mirror, taking and retaking a selfie many times, to … Continue reading Acceptance and Love
A snow-lit path before me, With cold hightened senses, Following deer and coyote footprints, Into the quiet of the trees. Dear Readers, All is well. My 95 year old mother is now living with us for several weeks, until we finalize the arrangements for her new assisted living apartment. It will be very close to … Continue reading All Is Well
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
So happy we can walk outside! Dear Readers, I’m writing this on my iPad, which I have done before, but it sure isn’t easy! I have to stay away from Mr. UT because he is working with our computers, and is in his “work mode”! Yikes! Lol We were lucky we had already adjusted to … Continue reading Holding Hope
Was a Windy Day!! Dear Readers, Mr. UT and I communicate in different languages! On our walk yesterday, we were squabbling about what size a container of wipes we had at home! He said it was small, I said big. Turns out he was comparing it to a big container, and I was comparing it … Continue reading Just a Hello!