Well, there are actually so MANY things to do but I wanted to keep it brief for now. Basically, when you first retire, you do those things top on your list … then when those are done, on to more and more and more and … Empty drawers and clean out the fridge. Clean the
Two years ago at Christmas I received a subscription to The Sun magazine (thesunmagazine.org) And I was confounded. Neither me nor my friend has a religion affiliation unless you call sunrise hikes, evening kayaking or nighttime star-gazing a religion. Which we do, actually. Even still, it took me by surprise. Until I read The Sun.
Three sisters checking out the Finger Lakes Wines on a Sunday afternoon in May! Yumm! Lots of places to choose from that’s for sure! Enough to keep us busy for the day! Slow-paced and fun! One thing you might really enjoy about our Sunday outing was our plan was to actually go to the
When I’ve asked others if they would take a different path and do something different, I am often told, NO. They would not change a thing. But I would. I would change everything.
One of the greatest inventions in my world when I was a teenager was the LONG cord on the kitchen phone. It offered me almost three feet of privacy. I was still in the kitchen and my family was still around while I talked but I could turn my back to them and imagine I was having a private conversation.
Whether I write this blog or not, life goes on either way. The sun still rises and it’s glorious. Sometimes I capture the scene on my camera but I would rather just sit in awe and soak it in. Maybe I’ll blog about the colors, the smells and try to describe the fresh air but I’d rather take that hike up the hillside with friends. With you. What are your wants?
Do you ever just want to get in a vehicle and go someplace else? Someplace with lots of night sky, amazing vistas and beauty? I am in that mood right now. As spring teases, with warm days and tiny green shoots of life popping out of brown landscape, I am ready for more. So ready!
Have you ever done things like that? Like looking for your glasses when they are on your head? Or trying to locate your cell phone while you are talking on it?
She said, “I’ve got a question for you. What happens when everything is really negative and bad? How do you focus? How do you get out of that place?”
There are no new ideas. Not really.So when a statement stands out from the rest, it makes me sit taller and pay attention. Bonnie Truax writes, as a way to reinvent yourself she suggests I make friends with people outside my circle. YES! That clicks for me!