Category: A Musing

BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS

“It takes a long time to become young.”  Pablo Picasso Today is my 75th birthday.  No, I’m not really sure how that happened.  Blessedly, I’m in rather good health and still have all my original parts.  My kids have their fingers crossed on that one. FAQ – What is the secret to a long life?…

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BEJEWELED

“No pressure, no diamonds.” Last year, which seems almost a year ago, I promised myself that I’d get rid of half my possessions by the end of the year.  Unfortunately, or fortunately, I actually verbalized this self-made promise to people around me.  How’s it going, you ask? It began with a bang and I winnowed…

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REGROUP

“The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.” Seneca Greetings from a quieter place.  When I began my blog it was a private place.  I simply challenged myself to post everyday for a year because I like to write.  Everyday I would write.  Sometimes I would crack myself up.  And then … Right now we’re…

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I AGREE

“Rather than us agreeing to disagree, why don’t you just be quiet.” I woke up this morning to a wonderful surprise.  While I slept my Kindle Fire was gifted with Alexa.  I now have Siri, a gentleman with a British accent on my phone, and Alexa on my Kindle Fire.  Maybe I should introduce them…

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Cooking With Grandma Pat

The quickest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, unless you’re a surgeon. Last night I visited with my son and his wife and eight of their twelve children.  That’s a story in itself.  My daughter-in-law, who fears I might become infirm and foisted upon them in the future, told me I should…

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