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Day 305 - A is for ATTITUDE
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      11 comments

"I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my ... Read more
Day 304: Sitting Large...
Monday, October 31, 2011      9 comments

...and standing tall. I was surfing the 'net today, catching up on reading from all kinds of sources. I'd been looking through some info on the 'Organized Life'* team threads and on one of the websites they posted found this: ht... Read more
Day 303: Race Day
Sunday, October 30, 2011      7 comments

That is, race day as in Formula 1 / Grand Prix, so I sat with Himself and did a lot of sorting of papers. Still haven't come up with the recipes I'm after that prompted me to start this search to begin with. Argh. Before I forget, here are ... Read more
Day 302: Pretty Much Normal
Saturday, October 29, 2011      6 comments

...whatever passes for 'normal' with me, lol. The prayers, good wishes, thoughts and vibes are doing the trick, fer sher. This morning we watched the F1 qualifying trials in 'real time.' The race is in India, which is something like 4-1/2 h... Read more
Day 301: On the Mend
Friday, October 28, 2011      8 comments

The shoulder is enough better that we got groceries today. I was careful not to lift anything with my right arm, and Himself did most of the loading and unloading of the car. It's marginally better than yesterday, but I won't be lifting my arm a... Read more
Day 300: Procrastination
Thursday, October 27, 2011      5 comments

Well, it's not really - we put off going to the grocery store today (Thursday is the regular day) because I'm hoping my shoulder is better tomorrow. I hate going there on a Friday - so hectic! - but fingers crossed, at least it won't hurt to mov... Read more
Day 299: Traveling Through the Dark
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      5 comments

The shoulder is still pretty bad, so I didn't (and can't) spend a lot of time typing. I sorted some files on the computer, and came across a poem I'd copied years ago: TRAVELING THROUGH THE DARK by William E Stafford Traveling throug... Read more
Day 298: Using the voice of...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      10 comments

...Margaret Hamilton in 'The Wizard of Oz,' and paraphrasing her penultimate words as she melts: Whatta day, whatta day--! Early out for the haircut. This is for Chris: ... Read more
Day 297: Teabag Tag
Monday, October 24, 2011      6 comments

...not as in playing the game of tag. Remember a few weeks ago I said that one of the herbal teas I drink has short, nifty sayings on the tags? That one was 'Be a lighthouse,' which I thought pithy. Today's is 'Life ends - love is endl... Read more
Day 296: Dunno how I did it...
Sunday, October 23, 2011      7 comments

...but I have truly run out of time. It's late, another bizzy day tomorrow, and as Vonnegut said, so it goes. Goodnight, Sparklers, wherever you are! ... Read more
Day 295: Between the bamboo...
Saturday, October 22, 2011      6 comments

...and the (ivy) vines, it's a jungle out there. We hit a lucky spate of good weather today so we caught up with some of the yardwork. Earlier this week there was a tiny window of rainlessness in which we were able to make hay while the sun... Read more
Day 294: Serenity... Tranquility... Peace 'n' Quiet...
Friday, October 21, 2011      3 comments

...now why can't I manage that more often? I was glad to have an uneventful day after the drama of yesterday. It was lovely, but also emotional, so the calm was welcome. Today was just a round of household chores with a few little thin... Read more
Day 293: Today was a very special day...
Thursday, October 20, 2011      19 comments

My grandmother and I had discussed - for years - what kinds of things we might do to celebrate her 100th birthday: Willard Scott would have to 'unretire,' if only for the ... Read more
Day 292: Another Quickie
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      7 comments

There was another spate of rainbows this morning, and this time, I caught one from my office window: I won't know how well it shows up until I hit 'Post Blog Entry.' ... Read more
Day 291, Part 2: The Flying Blog
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      6 comments

...'cause I have to post it quick and it's gonna be short! We saw a total of five rainbows today. I think there may've been a few more, but we are down in a little hollow, and if the sun is high, it throws the rainbow low enough that trees ... Read more

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