- Shame and Letting Go
- Celebrate Bartleby: The 1st to Occupy Wall Street
- Occupied in Spirit
- Time to Write
- Reflecting: Unemployment w/o Regret
- FINALLY, A JOB!
- Stepping In It, the Country Way
- Truckin’ On
- Life’s Maze
- Ding and Helen Turn Paparazzi
- Beach Days
- Traveling Through the Night
- Morning Thoughts
- Leaving a Full-House Behind
- A Job – NOT!
- Want to See an Ass?
- The Transformation
- The Compromised Vacation
- Tastefully Dressed
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Tag Archives: Garden
I sit here in the little farmhouse amidst the renovations in the living room already finished. Beside my chair is the door that hides the furnace with it’s molding like the door, freshly painted glossy beige now topped with greasy smudges. … Continue reading
Since arriving home from Florida my days have been busy catching up in the garden trashing expired crops, harvesting new crops, and doing lots of weeding. While I was away I continued my job search and like years past the … Continue reading
Just as I was leaving the house this morning I received an unexpected call from my son, Michael the chef. I had nothing planned for the day. I actually slept-in not waking until nearly 9:00 which is so unlike me. I had … Continue reading
As my reader’s know: I treasure my family vacations. This being a year of limited means I had booked a camping trip on Cape Cod. We love the cape, having vacationed there many times over the past ten years for … Continue reading
Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!
Dressing the salads this summer has become an expensive task as the mayonnaise price is now double what I am comfortable paying. I’m use to waiting for the sale and stocking up when the price falls to $2.50 but that amount … Continue reading
I beat the rain planting cucumbers, broccoli, butterhead lettuce and then more peas, beets, and green beans. Matthew didn’t want to hear that I was planting more potatoes with 124 potato plants already growing. Yesterday, I started hilling the earliest … Continue reading
Gail, a nurse I used to work with would say, “It’s a new day; another chance to excel!” and I would feed off her optimism. Now, I see today as a slice of life: a day to live and do with it … Continue reading
Yes, I am thinning out! All this gardening is getting me into shape. There is no scale in the Aligaeta house. So, I can’t tell you how many pounds I’ve knocked off, only that my clothes are fitting me better … Continue reading