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
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
The Trees Speak The trees speak to me, Telling me tales of all they’ve suffered, Of fires and diseases, Of creatures they have held in their arms, Of the homes they have built for us. The clouds speak to me, Telling me tales of storms around the world, Of shade they provide from the sun, … Continue reading A Wendy Walks Post
Dear Readers,My body just doesn't want to give me a break.I have been struggling with breathing issues, which over the last 6 months have gotten worse.I can't catch my breath if I do anything physical, even sometimes just doing the laundry is really hard.The last time I played golf with a friend, I was gasping for air.My primary doctor said … Continue reading Broken Body
Dear Readers,It was raining, then snowing this morning, and then it turned SUNNY!I am wearing my sandals now, because I just can't stand being in boots any more.This is pretty normal weather for us in the great mid-west. I started my beginning drawing class last night. All we did was to draw boxes, cones, and spheres.I'm not the worse … Continue reading Happy Friday!
Dear Readers,As I write this, it is snowing. I am once again in a coffee shop, eating a chocolate croissant and drinking a chia tea latte. Double yum!Who knew being sober could taste this good?Sober Date in Fall As I think about my 5 months, I keep coming back to gratitude.Being grateful for all that … Continue reading 5 Months or 152 Days
Dear Readers,Friday night, my Loved One and I went out to a jazz club.We listened to some great live music.We had a wonderful time. In fact, it was a better time than when I was drinking.In the past, I would have had some wine before we went out. Then I'd try not to hog the whole bottle of … Continue reading Date Night