Music does things to people. Thereâ€™s a reason we all wish our lives had a soundtrack. (No? Just me? I feel mine should have a mostly piano backing.)
It can take you back to places from the past. The peppy up-tempo numbers can enhance a good mood or calm you down when you need to relax. Some songs make me think of certain people or situations. Continue reading
Winnie Welker Ahern: July 27, 1925 – Jan. 22, 2012
Today is Uncle Paul’s 29th birthday. It should be G.G’87th. I miss her. And I miss our little talks. Continue reading
Disclaimer: This was a paid review forÂ BlogHer Book ClubÂ but the opinions expressed are my own. (And yes, I was allowed to dislike the book. But I didnâ€™t.)
Have you ever found yourself amid the mundane of your routine and suddenly thought to yourself that this tiny unremarkable moment may be worth noting? Continue reading
Well. Weâ€™re all home for the funeral. The service. The gathering. To mourn our dearly departed. Iâ€™m not sure what I expected. This wasnâ€™t it.
To begin with, the women in my gene pool arenâ€™t exactly what youâ€™d call â€œnight owls.â€ AuntJ looked like sheâ€™d just spent a month with colicky infants when we met at the airport â€“ at the midnight witching hour of 10 p.m. (Granted, that is my bedtime too.) Continue reading
Winifred Anne Welker Ahern
July 27, 1925 â€“ January 22, 2012
As the Year of the Dragon commences, Grandma Winnie has left our world â€“ turning control of our family to her own Dragon daughter. Continue reading
Do you feel a Nervous Tic Motion coming on? Take a moment and reflect on where you are and where you’re going. And please – share your own stories.
Do you ever sit back and take stock of your life â€“ trying to recall the little moments that brought you this far? Do you ever wonder what life would have been like if youâ€™d turned left instead of right?
Sometimes we forget the little things, how it is the simplest decisions that lead us down the twisting path of life. Continue reading
Â Clarity of thought.
That crisp, concise understanding that you know precisely what youâ€™re doing. (Or at least what you should be doing.) I used to think I had that onceâ€¦
Enter toddlers, stage right. Continue reading