My last quarantine and the cotton candy pink prom gown

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During the wonderful warm spring of my senior year, rubella (also known as German* measles) swept through my high school. This was before the measles vaccine. It is highly contagious and itchy. Some people get very sick. Really sick. I … Continue reading

Changes, they are a coming whether we want them or not!

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I always embraced change. Mostly it’s good. Who doesn’t like microwaves and (oh my gosh!) google. Phones that aren’t tethered to the wall. Much as we complain, change is good. This week I was reflecting on changes that made me … Continue reading

Sights around the ‘hood

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I’m always surprised at how much more you observe when you walk in my neighborhood during the early morning. A home in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, has a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front yard. It looks … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 20 – Weddings, romantics, dreams, acronyms, Fridays

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Weddings, wedding, weddings – It was the week of weddings and I saw most of them. Sheldon Cooper got married in nerdy style on The Big Bang Theory along with Alex and Jo on Grey’s Anatomy. We ended with Harry and Meghan. … Continue reading

The clock is ticking

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Time is an illusion.” — Albert Einstein “The older you get, the faster time flies.” — My Mom She also said “You’ll be sorry!” when I was wishing for a distant event to happen. (Like Christmas when I was six!) … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 24 – Pets, locusts, tomatoes, heat, ummm-I forgot

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A new grand pet – The beloved husband spawned a bunch of pet-loving children. All of them have pets, most have multiples. At one time there were 13 grand pets (among four adult children) but with passings and additions, I’ve lost track. There … Continue reading