Making memories

 As summer begins winding down and the shadows grow longer and the days shorter, I was mentally flogging myself for doing nothing much.  Then I began downloading photos from my camera taken since last May. 

Oh my gosh, I’ve not been sitting idly watching Netflix and munching on bonbons  –   I’ve been making memories, and lots of them!  Above are my friends I’ve begun calling the “Sunday People” because we met at church then our friendship grew to include road trips, the latest of which was the Alluvian Cooking School in Greenwood.  A trip to New York in December is in the works. Continue reading

Getting Happy

Happy wandered in from outer space yesterday.

Okay.  I’ve officially lost my mind.  While trying to get over the loss of Lucky Dawg and Rebel, my 15-year old puppies who died within three weeks of each other, I suddenly find myself with two new puppies and I’m back right where I was.  I’m rehouse-training two new puppies named Lucky Too (II) and Happy. Continue reading

Are you an LOL (Little old lady)?

Creeping Little Old Ladydom is everywhere. As my classmates who matriculated from high school in 1965 continue to turn 70, we have been obsessing over how NOT to  look like the stereotypical image of a little old lady.

Imagine my horror when I spotted a list of telltale signs that you’ve reached that dreaded stage of life.  I had 30 out of the 40 signs and I’m making changes TODAY. Continue reading