Dinah Dog had a "doggy emergency" this week, the kind where if what the vet is trying doesn't work out, the next thing to do is "make the decision" and I began to reflect back on our time together. This
Happy Earth Birthday, Dad!
I've been a little melancholy this past week and I've been wondering why. Then yesterday, I realized today would be my dad's birthday, and I knew why. My dad died in February 2007. He had been in the hospital for
A Boston Fern as Old as My Son Gets a New House
Every few years, I buy a new pot and a new bag of potting mix, and I spend an afternoon re-potting a Boston fern that I've been moving all over the West Coast with me for almost forty years. Yesterday
This past month, I participated in a blogathon where the challenge was to write an article every day for 30 days and post it to a blog. I actually completed the challenge, writing something new for each day I posted,
“I’m Going to be Happy!” Yes, indeedy, I am…
"I'm going to be happy. I'm going to skip. I'm going to be glad. I'm going to smile a lot. I'm going to be easy. I'm going to count my blessings. I'm going to look for reasons to feel good.