Fragility of Situation

I called one of my sisters today to catch up on life. She began telling me about work-related stresses they had last week. She and her husband own their own business and, therefore, have the occasional up-and-downs associated with doing so. Well, last week “Jane”, an employee for a competitor, sent out libelous letters to […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

We decided to try our hand at a garden this year. First one ever. There’s quite a few foods that grow well in the area, so we figured we’d better get those first, then expand next year. We planted zucchini, pumpkins, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes and tomatoes. And a couple watermelon plants.

The zucchini, pumpkins, and […]

Thoughts on Mortality

I’ve always been one to think about mortality. I think this was ingrained into me by Grandpa R. He always said, “Life is just too short.” “See that picture of me there? I was young then. Now I’m an old fart.” “It’s hard getting old. I don’t feel older; I just look it.” “Getting old […]

So not ready for the beach!

I am very ready for a vacation but my body is not beach ready! Next week we’re heading to the Outer Banks for a week on the beach. It’s been a traditional vacation spot in Paul’s family since he was a kid and luckily I get to tag along.

I wasn’t planning on going this […]

And so it begins!!

Paul came to me a couple days ago with the idea of a blog. I kinda thought “Why me” but the more he talked about it the more I got into it.

He said if I tried hard enough (if??) I could even earn a few bucks! Wa-hoo, spending money!! Apparently there’s sites you can […]