Monthly Archives: April 2014

My friend, Fumio

Friendship is amazing and impossible to predict. Fumio has been my friend for over 30 years, even though I rarely write anymore. We met as pen pals in the late 1970s, back when people wrote things called “letters,” which traveled … Continue reading

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Yes, I still play WoW

Balance is important. Work, laugh, strive, sleep, be useful, relax . . . all these have places in our lives. One of the ways I let off steam is to play World of Warcraft (WoW), an online, multi-player game that … Continue reading

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What have I been knitting?

I’ve made several Wholehearted shawls in the past year and a half, however they went as raffle prizes and I didn’t get photos of them. Also made a black and pink one for our granddaughter.  Here is the first one … Continue reading

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Are we past the tipping point?

Today I am catching up on some of the blogs I didn’t read over the past year and a half.  One of them is From a Country Cottage, by Bridget, who is about my age and lives in Ireland.  I … Continue reading

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Backyard Birds

Several years ago we put up a feeder in our backyard for the local birds.  It’s gotten very battered and worn, and at one point we had to add a tie-down to the lid so the neighbor’s cat wouldn’t climb … Continue reading

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How do we react to the End of something?

There are or may be many endings in a life:  graduation from school, moving away from “home,” divorce, leaving a job, miscarriage, moving far away, buying a house, death of someone close to us, learning we have a terminal illness, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Let’s treat the Earth with respect — she’s the only planet we’ve got!

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