I am a shoe buying addict. I’m selective about the style, but I’ll buy all the colors that are available if the style complements my feet. SHHHH! I have bunions and when I find just the right shoes, I snatch them up! I’ve learned to choose comfort over style. The turning point for me was… Continue reading Just the Right Shoes
I asked Chris for suggestions for my post title. He liked Howl at the Moon, but cats don’t howl. Or do they? We’ve never had a cat, so I don’t know. My neighbor’s cat sounds like it is howling at 3 am…right under my bedroom window. I wonder sometimes if my dog is deaf, but he… Continue reading Meow at the Moon!
I like getting caught in the rain. A few weeks ago it started pouring while I was on my bike ride. The rain was cool and completely drenching, even my shoes were wet. It was GLORIOUS! Enjoying those moments of complete freedom is something we forget about doing as adults. Every kid wants to play… Continue reading Dreaming
The freedom of the open road. When it’s quiet, it’s a form of meditation for me. I leave my problems at the start of my ride and can choose to pick them up again at the end of it. I find that a lot of those problems disappear while I’m riding. They didn’t need to… Continue reading Ride and Shine!
I taught myself to play the ukulele a few years ago. Nothing fancy. I play songs that my family sang when I was growing up because those things need to be passed on, ya know?! A lot of my favorites are songs that my Grandma would sing…I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, My Blue Heaven,… Continue reading Ukulele Lady
My dad is a master at carving watermelon rind teeth. When I was a kid, we’d line up after eating our watermelon slices to have dad carve us a set! We all got something different and would walk around with those in our mouths until they fell apart. Dad was accepted to dental school in 1974 when I was… Continue reading I Want S’more Watermelon Teeth!
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.” ― Kate Chopin, The Awakening. What a beautiful quote from a book that I absolutely could not stand to read! I choose to apply this quote to my own memories of… Continue reading The Voice of the Sea