Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Giggle A Day Keeps the Blues Away

It just hit me as I was reviewing previous posts that it had been almost a month between the last two posts. How did that happen? Writing these posts are therapeutic for me, so how did so much time elapse between posts? It’s not that I don’t have material because I have to believe I do but it’s been clogged up lately.

So, I guess I will do what I do best and just start to free-write and not put so much thought into it.  One of my faithful followers said that people don’t want to be cheered up, they want to read about doom and gloom and know that somebody has it worse than the person who is reading it. Well, forgive me, but that seems somewhat depressing!   Read the rest of this entry

Improvisation with a 5 Year Old

Last week, I was fortunate enough to have my 5 year-old niece and 3 year old nephew come in from out of town to get in some quality bonding time.   It was during the “heat wave” and they were so incredibly well-behaved. I have many wonderful memories but the ones that seem to stand out were at the very end.

One fun moment came from both of them as they asked me, “What can I do for you?”  They were armed with a little fans that had water misters attached.  One sprayed the back of my neck while the second came to me and “cooled” me off with the fan.  They continued to do my face, arms and legs. It was heavenly.  At one point, my niece pretended she was giving me a manicure and cleaned my fingernails with the mister just like in the salon. Fun time and it was so nice to be cooled during this crazy heat! Read the rest of this entry

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