Flowers And Movies

I’m a faithful fan to my favorite actors, rarely skipping a film, and it was a week of catching up on movies starring Bruce Willis (Acts of Violence) and Robert DeNiro (Heist) and watching the latest movies with Liam Neeson (Made In Italy) and Bill Nighy (Sometimes Always Never).  My only mistake this week was watching…

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Monday Musings

I’ve always loved the power of words and the ability of a writer to masterly compose a sentence that leaves you swimming in the depths of the powerful emotions they evoke. I don’t have any such sentences like that for you, but I do have a few words and phrases that have been bandied about.…

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Monday Musings

My favorite weather of blue skies and 60 degrees arrived this weekend and encouraged me to take my first bike ride of the season and make the reacquaintance of a few muscles I haven’t noticed in awhile.  The dog basket remained empty as Harper has let me know that her paws are made for walkin’…

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Monday Musings

Sitting on the dock and staring at the clouds with with so many rambling thoughts swirling around my head and realizing I’ve been sucked into an abyss of mass confusion instead of needed answers, it was time to slow down for a moment and see if there were answers to be found for at least…

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Monday Musings

I’ve always believed that major changes in life should be marked by something whether it is new thoughts, a lifestyle change, a new look, a phrase or quote that describes the change, but some personal statement that says going forward I’m looking at the world differently.  Now, during the shutdown these last few months I’ve…

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The Week In Seven Photos

I think I’ve given myself mental whiplash with all the changes I’m witnessing taking place in society every day and the fast moving news on the latest coronavirus updates and knowledge about the virus.  There was the welcoming change this week of seeing a new little sandhill crane colt enjoying wandering through the garden  amidst…

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Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #7 The no sports trend has been going on for months and I’ve had a few different reactions throughout this trend.  First phase was during the initial shock where it was still too painful to watch ESPN, check my sports notifications or watch any replays.  Second phase included still not watching ESPN, glancing…

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Do We Have To Do Everything Together???

Self-Isolation Trend #3 As someone who I vaguely recall might have flunked home ec in the late ’70s, I was forced to order my first package of face covers since I could not bribe anyone else in the family to make me a cute one covered with Baby Yoda.  I have been following the recommendation…

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Tuesday Musings

Staying home this much has made me realize why my dog gets so excited about backyard visitors or going for walks, I think I just barked at a squirrel.

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