3 years, 3 days, 1132 posts later

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ¬† ¬†- Marcel Proust I missed my 3 year blog anniversary - I officially published my first post on 12/19/2016. But oh well. My ongoing amazement that I am still here, still writing and…

Giving Thanks in 2016

M and I have been hanging our Christmas lights and chatting with friends near and far much of the day thus far. We are meeting the kids and a few friends for dinner at a restaurant in a bit, then returning home to turn on our newly purchased and hung lights for the final weeks…

When the world hugs me

Word is out that I had The Call after my routine mammogram, and the texts and emails and kind and encouraging words are pouring in from all sides. I am so touched, always, by the care other people present to and for me. Friends near and far sending me hugs and good thoughts and kind…

The 10%

Way back when I first started thinking about getting my health in better order, I weighed myself, took measurements, even wrote down my BMI from an online calculator. At that time I thought for sure I was ready to track food, exercise, be better about the whole diet and exercise thing. But I wasn't. I…

WOW! Another blogging milestone

Today I crossed over into undiscovered country with 300 followers. I am hugely flattered that anyone actually follows, reads, likes, comments. It's humbling that my little blog about me and my adventure striding purposefully (sometimes) and stumbling, bumbling, falling down, getting back up (other times) through life has acquired any sort of readership. Thank you.…

2 years, 700+ posts later

Two years ago today I wrote and published my very first post on this blog. I never imagined I would at this point have 701 (now 702) published posts and 233¬†followers. Wow! How did that happen? I look back at my earliest posts and see this ongoing evolution of sorts. My "voice" sounds so much…