Here They Come

I know it may be a bit early but the hum of chatting about our Hummingbird feeders has been abuzz. For some reason, it has been a topic a few times this week and then I got a text that they have been spotted in the state of New Jersey. With that said, I have a small feeder outside billowing …

Donations From a Passing

  4/15 Mark, On behalf of the Alesia Shute Foundation, we want to thank you for your generosity in having donations sent in our Carmen’s memory to the foundation. Carmen was very special to us for so many years. This is such a nice way for us to place a permanent memory of his smile, humor, and his individual personality …

Are We Ever Satisfied?

Too cold. Too hot. Too rainy. Not Sunny enough. Are we ever happy? Funny thing waking up on a day you expected to open an eye to 10 inches of snow and instead we open our eyes to a rainy night and morning and for some reason felt disappointed. Why? Well they said it was going to be bad and …

An Ill Friend

I have been chatting with a friend, who I will not name, about the surgery she has scheduled for cancer. She is a strong, confident, independent, lovely women and has been a good friend over the 25 years or so I have known her. We may not have spent unlimited time together throughout those years, but you always know a real …

A Friend

There is a friend of mine who has a challenged daughter. Not remembering her diagnosis and being misleading is not what I want to blog about but it is the person within. Lisa and I became friendly when she opened her business in my area and I began to frequent it. We have never been out socially but for some …

Grandchildren

Recently, our two granddaughters spent the night at our home. I often write about them since they are a big part of our lives. These two special young ladies are so very full of life. They embrace everything and see everything in such a refreshing way, that it has to make you smile. I am a pretty young grandmother since …