Jane

Originally posted on Beth Warstadt:
“My mom’s name is Jane.  She is 81 years old, and she is failing.” I wrote that five months ago. July, 2016. It is January 2017, and I should have known better. My mom is a survivor. My son said, “Stop calling us home to say goodbye, and then the…

Online can be Spectacular!

When I started this blog, my goal was to provide a respite–a distraction, if you will–for minds weary of the trials and tribulations of real life. I had no idea, none of us did, that our definition of “trials and tribulations” would change forever in the Spring of 2020. But there is great ingenuity to…

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! Without reservation, I am thankful for you. If we are family or friends, then you have enriched my life beyond measure, and I love you even if we have not spoken in years. If we are only aware of each other because of our posts, then you are precious to me for knowing…

What’s it all about?

Today is our 35th wedding anniversary! It is a great day, and I am so, so happy. After so many years, I love him more than I ever thought possible, and I know that makes me a very lucky woman indeed. But here’s what makes it so sweet…things weren’t always great.Steve worked hard to build…

Walking with the Dog

I love to walk. Given the choice, I will walk until my legs fall off, figuratively speaking (my husband took it literally and walked me 14 miles on one day in New York City last year, but that’s a story for another day).When Kevin and Preetha moved home with Pop last year, I thought I…