Tag Archives: Friends

A page from my book of thoughts


Ten years ago I began an adventure.  A writing.  A book.  Below is the first page of that book… Tears of Jody I’ve wanted to do this for years.  Maybe a decade.  Why? To share a person with the world.  The … Continue reading

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Totally Stolen…


A blogging friend of mine found this fun, ongoing meme called “Unconscious Mutterings“. A new list of words is posted every week for an ongoing exercise in free association. She said, Apparently, over time, this technique is supposed to help recover repressed thoughts … Continue reading

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Just For Kicks…but don’t kick me


I heard the greatest news last week.  My son played kickball at school!  Why was this great news?  He is a junior in high school, not an athlete and likes table tennis over baseball.  He was also excited about this … Continue reading

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This Will Leave You in Stitches…


  Vintage Stitches Makers… Just the other day, Darien was helping me look for something that I lost and while climbing over the back of a chair, she toppled backward, hitting the back of her head, smack on the front … Continue reading

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The College Search…Take Two


Tomorrow, my son and I embark on a two-day trip around New York to visit a few colleges and universities that he is interested in attending for his post high school years.  We recently visited Siena College in Albany and … Continue reading

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The Tethered Tires, Holding Me Together


I’ve been thinking recently about a time during my life.  A moment when I almost ended my life.  I was seriously considering leaving the planet and something stopped me. It was 1987 and I was having a bad year.  My husband … Continue reading

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If I didn’t need to be paid…


Probably the easiest question for me now in the phase of life I am in.  In order of years, here is how I have evolved: Age 5:     I would work as a Clown , all day and night and paint … Continue reading

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