Dear Readers, I ran through NYC today! Good thing I walk fast because everyone walks fast here! I ate fast, too! I even took a fast nap! I took an Uber to the Empire State Building, went to the top, then walked to Grand Central Station, and on to Rockefeller Center, where I went to … Continue reading Final Thoughts on Traveling Alone
Dear Readers, I am in New York City! Mr. UT and I have been here before, but I have never been here by myself. Actually, the first time was when I was a youngster, and I remember a few things from that time. The first was that the some of the steps in the Empire … Continue reading New York City
Dear Readers, Just a quick update on my word of the year, "challenge". It's only been six days, but writing this helps me keep accountable. I have just started a good book on changing habits, and so far it's been one of the best ones I've read. It's called Atomic Habits, by James Clear. One … Continue reading Widening My World
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
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
On Our Walk By Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis! Dear Readers, This is an older post, but I thought it good to repost. When we are in addiction, we hold so many resentments, that over time turn into grievance stories. When I was in college, I had to do a supervised teaching semester in a school. I went to … Continue reading Grievance Stories
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!