February You May Be The Cruelest Month

T.S. Eliot proclaims April to be the cruelest month but I may have to differ with him. Our reasons for the cruelest month are different.  His has to do with blooming flowers in April.  Mine because of, well, events. I have lost several loved ones during the month of February. My mother died on Valentines…

The Art Of Saying “Thank You”

“Have a good one” This is probably what you hear, quite often, when leaving a retail shop or really any shop. I noticed it about a year ago.  Instead of saying “ Thank you” for a purchase or act, people now say “have a good one” or often times in the south, where I am…

October I Love You

October is my favorite month for many different reasons. Fall is here, even though temps are still near 90 degrees here in East Tennessee, leaves are starting to change, and there is just a crispness to the air that I love. I got in really late last Friday night from Colorado. I had the dreaded…

Busy Weekend. Lazy Weekend.

Well it’s Sunday night. Wow where did the weekend go?  Half of my weekend was busy.  I started at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning and started trimming this terribly overgrown bush in my backyard.  I have been avoiding it. Some of the stems from the bush were taller than me. I had to break out…