Category Archives: Friends

The Post that Shouldn’t be Written

I noticed last week that my sobriety was heading into the third of a century zone.  I happened to open this app the other day and see this.  One Third of a Century.  I had no one to tell save … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, History, Regrets, Retirement, Sobriety, Truth | 15 Comments

Rainy Days and Mondays

Today is a rainy day and a Monday. And that’s all fine by me, though I had planned to take a walk this morning.  I will get on my treadmill instead.  Which I love. Later on I will meet my … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Gratitude, Retirement, Surrender | 4 Comments

Planning a Camping Trip

My little kitty, Gigi, on her little perch.  She’s a funny little thing. My best friend is in the hospital, for the second time this month.  Her heart is not acting right.  I hope to God they can do something … Continue reading

Posted in Cat, Friends, Regrets, Travel | 8 Comments

Podium Finish!!!

The race was yesterday. Yes, I actually came in 3rd in my age group. It was a phenomenal experience to actually have my name called, step up to the podium, get a glass to commemorate the experience, and have a … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Bicycle, Friends, Gratitude, Health, Race, Swimming, Triathlon | 14 Comments

Too Much Wonderfulness…

I have had the most wonderful weekend.  On Friday night I was invited to the Governor’s Mansion to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the program I worked in when I worked downtown.  I was the first analyst in the … Continue reading

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Pay Day

So excited about being able to scoop my hair into a ponytail.  Small thing, sure.  But it sure is nice. A lifelong dream of mine was to wear my hair in a bun when I got “old.”  I think I … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Friends, Gratitude, Hair, Retirement, Sobriety, sponsee, Work | 4 Comments

32 Years

On Sunday, July 24, I celebrated 32 years of continuous sobriety.  I got sober when I was 32, now I am 64 and have been sober for half of my life. I had called my sponsor last week and told … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Gratitude, Sobriety | 5 Comments