Category Archives: Retirement

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

Tuesday Morning

I am writing right now because my right hand hurts too much to knit. Seriously, this is ridiculous. I am beginning to feel like Job. But Job was gracious and faithful when he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Cat, Faith, Health, Knitting, Osteoporosis, Retirement, Truth | 4 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

Festivus in August

I purchased this yarn yesterday, it will be used to make hats (in school colors) for my older granddaughters. I love this yarn. It is called Knerd String, and is just luscious, soft, and squishy wool. I have made 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Fear, Junk-blogging, Knitting, Retirement | 6 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

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

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