Hubby had the day off today and we wanted to make the most of it. We woke up, had our cuppa and were planning out the day. He suggested a hike and I came up with 3 routes we could go on. He got very excited and said "well, honey, you pick the route we … Continue reading Back and then forth
Hubby has been very busy and all working from home. He enters his cave at 8:30 am and exits at 6 pm. Today being Friday, he promised me that he would exit early and would spend time with me at 4 pm. He also mentioned that after our tete a tete he would go for … Continue reading Grace
As you might already know I am an avid reader. With libraries being closed and all that, I turned my attention to e-books. Hey, I need oxygen and books - no judgies! My library offered several choices of e-books and just looking at all those colorful titles on my Chromebook got me very excited!!!!! I … Continue reading Chromebook vs. iPad
I sense a hint of envy, a shadow of doubt in myself as I hear a relative describe her evening out with her girl friends. She tells me enthusiastically that they ate, drank and danced and had a lovely evening, while the husbands watched the kiddos at home. I am a master of masking my … Continue reading The Statue of Winged Victory
This story is from the book 'Confucius From The Heart'. A good moral for healthy relationships. A family of porcupines wanted to huddle together during winter months for warmth. When they got too close, they pricked each other. When they were too far, the could not trap the warmth. By trial and error they found … Continue reading A very short story of porcupines
I was thinking about the nature of things. Some are visible and others invisible. Take for instance the chair I am sitting on. It has features, occupies space, gets old over time, its paint chips and it needs retouching. If things are really bad, it may break and get scratched severely. On the other hand, … Continue reading The nature of things
Hubby and I were trying to clean out our water filtration system. I suggested that while I held the water tank, he would clean the base out with the towel. I held the tank for less than a minute and my back started hurting. I did not let go because I wanted to finish what … Continue reading Strength or Weakness?
I love food and eat out often. I had ordered a lettuce wrap one time and took a hungry bite into it. The lettuce had gone bad, and I had to reject the whole dish because the fundamental element had become rotten, and there was no way I could enjoy the dish, past the lettuce. … Continue reading Stay or Leave?