Month: November 2005

  • thanksgiving music

    Visiting grandchildren sing one of three songs: a slow, whine of “I can’t do it,” a tentative “Can I do that?” and an eager, upbeat, “Let me try, It’s my turn to do it.” I had a whine of my own to sing before they came for Thanksgiving, “I don’t want to do all the…

  • too much to do to go to work

    Having a job pays the bills, takes care of the insurance, puts food on the table and gas in the tank … but, it really interferes with all the other things I need and want to do. I need to do the housework – clean, dust, wash and iron. I want to read books, study…

  • Cat germs and sgrowls

    I have never been particularly fond of animal drool. I shower before going to bed; Calico Cat licks – my hands, face or feet with her sandpaper tongue before she tucks herself in for a nap on my lap. I’m can handle the lap nap, as long as CC understands that at any time I…

  • such a sweet wedding

    About the wedding of Shawn and Emily LaRue Every wedding overflows with saccharine sentiment, sweet foods and singular touches unique to the couple, including the fall union of my nephew and his bride. But, from the moment the ushers pointed my husband, an 11-year-old grandchild and I to sit at either table seven or table…