Haikus from the Beach

I’ve been a little lax in writing my blogs lately for many reasons. I recently returned from a two-week visit to my hometown of Lincoln,...

I Can Drive Again!

This blog might also be entitled “How I survived almost six weeks without driving!” Yup, those of you of a “certain age” will understand...

Writing Letters Again

Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them. -- (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) When is the last time...

Independence Day

The United States of America just celebrated the 243rd birthday of our nation. On July 4, 1776 the Continental Congress declared that the...

Life's Signposts

…Yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream. — Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Life has many memorable and noteworthy...

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. — Robert Frost Well, I’ll bet this is a new one for most...

Me and My Yoga Pants

“Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” — B.K.S....

Oh Oh - Another Birthday

Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born....

Streets of Savannah

“But actually,” she said, “the whole of Savannah is an oasis. We are isolated, gloriously isolated! We’re a little enclave on the coast -...

SOS -- Save Our Seas

We all came from the sea. And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in...

Another New Year

This is the first in my new blog series “My Sojourn in the South.” It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like...

A Northerner's Southern Christmas

A Christmas haiku: It is December. A North Carolina Christmas -- Sun and surf and sand. I am enjoying the experience of...

I SHALL RETURN

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity - John D. Rockefeller NOTE: This blog is about my “return” in two ways. First,...

The Good, The Bad and the Okay

Quote of the Day: Forget about likes and dislikes. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. — ...

The Excitement of Discovery

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Nothing is so exciting as actually experiencing...

New Friendships

“The older I get, the more selective I am of who is in my tribe. I’d rather have four quarters than 100 pennies.” — Unknown Here I am...

Hello Wilmington

Hello Wilmington. So happy to meet you, or I guess I’ll have to get used to saying y’all. Let me introduce myself — I’m a Midwestern lady...

Goodbye Nebraska

“Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you…Until we meet again.” Goodbye to my family — My...

Movin' On

It seems that often as we age, our worlds seems to get smaller and more limited. Well, exactly the opposite is happening to me. As many...

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