We haven’t made it up the mountain yet this week. With the holidays coming and the donation site we’ve been using getting ready to close, we haven’t had the chance. OK, that and the December chill that makes my bones ache in the cold, along with the snow that makes finding anything more complicated. Most … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 11
My days have gotten busy since I’ve “recovered” from covid. First Reader and I divide our time bouncing between digging through the remains of our home, cleaning out my mother’s storage unit (while deciding what to keep and what to donate), spending time with our dogs who are with our dog sitter, and helping take … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 9
“The most damaging phrase in the language is: ‘It’s always been done that way.’”~Grace Hopper American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper was born in 1906.
“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”~Jim Morrison American singer, songwriter, and poet Jim Morrison was born on this day in 1943.
“It does not matter much whom we live with in this world, but it matters a great deal whom we dream of.”~Willa Cather American writer Willa Cather was born on this day in 1873.
We began tackling the cleanup on our property this week. A friend came up with us and brought a couple of shovels and rakes to help us start the process. We decided to begin with an old Jayco travel trailer that we used mainly for storage. (C) 2020, JJ Shaun It held the holiday decorations … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 8
“Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.”~Joan Didion American writer Joan Didion was born on this day in 1934.
First Reader and I have a LOT of work to do before we can rebuild our dream. Because it’s December and getting into winter, we will have to work around the weather. We hope this year doesn’t produce a lot of snow and the temperatures stay well above freezing. On the other hand, our area … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 7
“Find your Light; They can't love you if they can't see you.”~Bette Midler American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and comedian Bette Midler was born on this day in 1945.
“Many a truth is told in jest.”~Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet, and cleric Jonathan Swift was born on this day in 1667.