Tuesday, August 31, 2010

I am always a little off center

This was taken on our infamous cross country trip with our mothers in 1961 I think. I am sure Margaret will correct me when she reads this.
It was in Old Tucson, Az which use to be an old movie set for westerns with John Wayne and others. If we posed behind these figures now, you would see us sticking out on both sides (at least you would certainly see me).
As always, I had a great time with Margaret. It is with real joy that I wish her a fantastic birthday today. I called her at 12:15am this morning(that was 9:15pm our time) to sing Happy Birthday with Elinor's help. I dearly love my cousin. For some reason we hit it off and are still hitting it off. She is my even keel. She keeps me steady. She is my dearest friend, my pal..........and I wish her all the best in all she does. May the wind be always at your back, Cuz. Safe Journey.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

An A Ha Moment!

I went to an OA meeting this morning. I didn't really want to be there. I dozed a little but then one of the members spoke up. She talked about the difference between losing and releasing. She said that when you lose something, it means you have to find it. She said that if you release it, you don't have to go looking for it.........you just let it go.
Now I know why I had to be at that meeting. AAAA Haaaaaaa!

Saturday, August 7, 2010


I went and had my eyes checked today. I haven't been able to take pictures because I can't see without a bit of a blur. I miss my photography. I miss it more than I thought possible. It is my only form of creative expression and I feel empty without it.
The news was not real good but it wasn't real disasterous either. It seems I may have the beginnings of Glaucoma. It requires that I get some blood tests for that as well as cholesteral. I don't have a medical plan so getting this done will not be easy but I will get it done. I am scared not just for the medical but the financial things as well. Just getting glasses and being tested cost $500.00. That's a lot of money so that upsets me. I have no idea where this will take me......I just know I don't want to go but I have no choice. Being without sight is too horrible for words.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Oh My Gosh! She is 70!!!!!!!

Who would have thought? The old lady is 70 today!
Only she doesn't seem old to me. She has decided to clean house on her birthday. That is not how I would celebrate but to each her own. We will be having a party on Sunday when George, Evie, Ellie, and whoever else is around is there. It will be at Maureen's. The next day, she will be off with George to

California, Utah and Missouri. That's my sister!
May God Bless and keep her. Her name means light and she is a light to me. She shines big time!

PS. The part of the house that she cleaned was my room. Words can not express..............