Category Archives: Gratitude

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

Into my 34th…

So, now I start my 34th year of sobriety.  Don’t get the idea I think this is nothing, because it isn’t.  But it also isn’t my doing.  It is the Grace of God alive in my life.  Nothing short of … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Food, Gratitude, Peace, Retirement | 4 Comments

Apple Sauce

I bought some apples advertised as being “invisible,” a Colorado apple that is supposed to be the best for apple sauce. I love to have home canned apple sauce in the winter, so I thought I would make some. I … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycle, Family, Food, Gratitude, Social Media | 6 Comments

Family Visit

My niece handed me this photo while visiting my brother at the nursing home. This is us, a little more than 61 years ago.   At the time of the photo, I was 4, my brother was 16, we were … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Family, Gratitude, Retirement, Travel | 4 Comments

Tuesday Morning

The photo is not apropos of anything, except it was absolutely delicious and I thought it was pretty too. This was part of my race prep – having something good to eat that required no effort after the race. It … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Family, Food, Gratitude, Mass | 7 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

Training Dementor

That’s my dirty leg after stopping and talking to someone on my bike.  I guess I should try to steer clear of the chain…. who knew? On Monday I had a date for a bike ride with a triathlon coach. … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Bicycle, Clothes, Fear, Gratitude, Race, Swimming, Training, Triathlon, Weather | 14 Comments