Archive for May, 2013

What keeps us going?

Love and prayers going out to Oklahoma, Syria, Palestine, the whole of Africa, pretty much all of South America as well. Central America too. Ummm. Pakistan. Afghanistan. In fact, all of the “stan” countries. Ah what the hell, all of Central Asia. And Southeast Asia. Come to think of it, most of China too. The […]


Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing

“Ya gotta’ get a Magic Bullet.” “You’ll love it!” My cousin Liane recommends for the fifth or sixth time in as many months. “What’s a Magic Bullet? Remind me again….” (I’m going down the same path as my Alzheimer’s Mom….) “It’s a blender-like thing you use to make smoothies, salad dressing, chopped nuts, all kinds […]


Hangin’ on & hangin’ in

I’m having one of those days. I’m just managing to hang on. By a thread. Here’s to everyone else out there who is doing the same. We are not alone. You aren’t; and I’m not either. We’re going to make it through this minute, this hour, this day. Tomorrow will dawn and the fog will […]


Morning glory

I adore walking early on spring mornings. The air is fresh and crisp. The world is full of promise. Anything and everything seems possible. It’s gorgeous and glorious. I treasure getting up at dawn in spring and summer for a bit of alone time, and taking pictures of the beauty I find around me.


10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked by the simplest everyday things. There are countless notes in my continuing ode to joy; […]