Category Archives: Hope

A Post from the Weeds

I have deliberately not written about my finances here on the blog for a very long time. I had done it in 2013 and someone had come to my aid and actually paid for me to attend the Dave Ramsey … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Hope, Mass, Retirement, The Church | 6 Comments


Hello Kitty.  This was a gift from a friend for my AA birthday.  I think that was so sweet and it means a lot to me.  But I finally did realize why I find these little things disturbing.  That cat … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, History, Hope, Retirement | 11 Comments

Never, Ever Give Up

“You are never too old to chase your dream.” Diana Nyad accomplished her life-long dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida yesterday.  At the age of 64.  She did something she first tried when she was 29 years old.  And … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Hair, History, Hope | 3 Comments

First Day

Yesterday was wonderful.  To start a new job with people stopping by to hug me, what can I say about that?  It’s nice. At orientation, I was handed policies to review.  I thought, well, I think I am familiar, I … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, History, Hope, Work | 4 Comments

Lunch at my Desk

Yesterday I walked over to Pho-natic to pick up my tofu noodle bowl to eat at my desk.  It was delicious! I was able to finish the work I was afraid I was going to have to put in nights … Continue reading

Posted in History, Hope, Icons, Training | 14 Comments


Over the weekend I purchased my flowers for the summer.  Instead of the planters I usually fill and place on my front porch and back deck, I purchased two plants! and placed them into pots.  That’s it.  $50.  including the … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, History, Hope, Icons, Spring | 6 Comments

Into another week…

There’s me and my little grandboy.  I know you can’t see his beautiful little face, but I always feel bad about posting pictures of anyone here, it is not my right to do that – at least without permission.  Since … Continue reading

Posted in Family, History, Hope | 8 Comments