Julie, 38 years ago today, with her 1st born child, a son, David (biblical name) Bruce (Bruce after his dad and his dad’s dad)
For me, this has been the most life altering experience ever. There’s nothing to compare to growing a person inside of your body, giving birth and being responsible for molding another person’s life, especially with everything happening for the first time.
Our Rick Steves group. We traveled together to Venice, Florence, and Rome in late October 2019. What I generally enjoy about our group dinners together, is the combination of getting to know the different people we are traveling with, while being in the midst of a new food experience.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving! I love that there’s a holiday centered on being grateful; with no pressure to send cards, buy presents or even decorate. Yesterday was Thanksgiving. It’s interesting to me to think about people all over our country doing the same thing – sitting down to a feast of turkey, cranberries, potatoes and pies – with friends and family and being grateful.
What a great day – My son and his wife were on a conference trip with their engineering NASA jobs. I was helping with my grandchildren. My son surprised me with an outing to the Japanese gardens and feeding the koi fish like we did when he was little – so thoughtful!… Read the rest
As I write, a few days ago was the annual celebration of
volunteers in our community! There are volunteer positions available to coincide
with every gift & talent given human beings: from working with children, to
working in gardens, to working to promote the arts, to the always traditional baking
cookies & more – much, much more.… Read the rest
The term “Baby
Boom” is used to identify the huge increase in births following World
War II. Baby boomers are those people born between 1946 and 1964. I am a baby boomer. I am 62 years old. I find
this time of life reminiscent of adolescence.… Read the rest