First, let me preface this post by saying my husband and I are fine. Our house had no damage. The pictures I’m sharing with you of our yard show minor disruptions, compared to the destruction many other people are suffering as a result of this storm. I feel a touch of “survivor guilt” when I … Continue reading SIX ON SATURDAY: HURRICANE SALLY AFTERMATH
Today is September 1, 2020. August seemed about three months long. This year has seemed to go on forever, hasn’t it? We’ve been through a lot this year already, and there are four more months to go. Perhaps this year has been hard for you and your family. It has been for us. Think of … Continue reading When Does Summer End?
It has been a while since I posted a blog. Life's priorities change sometimes, and we just have to go with it. My husband has made remarkable improvements since he fell in our kitchen back in May. He spent almost a month in two different hospitals following surgery to relieve bleeding and swelling of his … Continue reading In the Details: Six on Saturday
In the midst of shattering changes, it helps to look for the constants. I wasn’t going to post a “Six” on this Saturday morning but decided to go ahead with it. My husband has been out of ICU for almost a week, but still on the Trauma Floor. His head injuries will require a long … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Constants
Ten days ago, my husband and I worked in the yard, trimming, burning leaves and debris, and mowing the grass. I took this picture of him in action. This past Tuesday evening, he fell in the kitchen. I found him on the floor unconscious, with some serious injuries to his head. He was taken to … Continue reading Six On Saturday: Just One Today
Today is the first Saturday of May. For many years it has been the traditional date of the Run for the Roses, better known as The Kentucky Derby. Like most scheduled events, this horse race has been postponed until a later date. I'll settle for listening to the Dan Fogelberg song, "Run for the Roses." … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Recovering the Roses
My dentist found a cracked tooth the other day. That's a first for me, and I'd say that's pretty good for a person my age. As I wait for him to install the permanent crown, I'm very aware of the temporary's alien presence in my mouth. I've never had a crown either. The process is … Continue reading In Stages