• Life in General
  • Sunday, November 20, 2016


    “I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.” ~ George Gordon Byron Me too, Lord Byron, me too. These words stopped me when I stumbled upon them this morning. One of the great gifts of retirement is the opportunity to stay home and replenish my reserves when I’m feeling peopled […]

  • Gratitude
  • Friday, November 18, 2016


    “Must. Have. Coffee.” ~ Linda Hoye I’m blessed. Every morning Gerry rises from our bed, pads to the kitchen, and returns with two big cups of hot, frothy, soy-milky, coffee. Nothing in the world can match the pleasure that comes from that first sip of coffee in the morning. It’s Friday. I’ll be sipping a coffee […]

  • Today
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016


    “Is there anything more loyal than the sun?” ~Mary Oliver I captured this image a few days ago when the sun surprised me. It’s not likely we’ll see the sun today so it’s a nice reminder of what was and what will be again. This morning it’s foggy and, it’s hard to tell in the […]