Monthly Archives: November 2018

MY DAY: Beers and cheers

At the last minute, I decided to head downtown for my favorite Mexican restaurant on East Third Street. I got on my connecting bus at the downtown terminal and a few seats ahead of me was this little baby in … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Wednesday Writing

MIAGD: Make it a great day It’s Wednesday and I find myself ensconced in one of my favorite writing areas at the downtown Dayton Metro Library. Last evening, my neighbor lady, Kay, her daughter, Laura, and I went to El … Continue reading

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Adoptions & LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

I’ve reunited with the television series with which I grew up, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE. It’s national adoption month and tonight while watching the episode where James and Casandra are brought to Walnut Grove, it struck me how many … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Rainy days & Mondays

MIAGD: Make it a great day https://youtu.be/PjFoQxjgbrs Anytime it rains on a Monday Karen Carpenter’s cheerless song, “Rainy Days and Mondays” always grabs hold of my mind and sticks. I don’t mind Mondays but rain is always preceded by sinus … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Rudolph makes his debut in 1964

It’s been a semi-productive day but one mostly taking it easy and pacing my strength. I did rake/blow the leaves in the front yard as the day was gorgeous with the mild weather and sunshine. 54 years ago, tonight, RUDOLPH … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Thanks to my math teacher

MIAGD: Make it a great day Dear Mrs. Luurtsema, I’ve been thinking of you and Mr. Luurtsema and am delighted to read that he is being moved from ICU. I am not good at math. I probably never will be.  … Continue reading

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MY DAY: On to Tuesday

Monday’s teaching schedule started at 1:00 PM and wrapped up at 10:45 PM. I’m tired. Tuesday’s lineup begins at 1:15 PM and will finish by 11:00 PM. I’ve pulled into the bed with three pooches snuggled tightly next to me … Continue reading

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