Last Chance

Remember those signs you used to see along the highway? Last chance for gas? Last chance for food? Last chance for clean restrooms before you hit primitive conditions? Well here it is---your last chance to help Meals on Wheels!!! Well maybe not literally your last chance but your last chance to make a comment on my blog and have it count for a fifty cent donation! This month Comments for a Cause goes to Meals on Wheels. Without MOW many folks would not get a hot meal or any meal . Volunteers … [Read more...]

Hitchin’ A Ride

Wordless Wednesday brought to you today by the Cane Toad..... Our little friend grabbed onto the plant when I was was hanging it back up.....I was cracking up.  For those of you who do not know what a cane toad is here is the Wikipedia link so you can learn more!!! Blog hop sponsored today by Java at Never Growing Old.  Hop on over and link up your Wordless Wednesday post!!! … [Read more...]

If It Is Tuesday It Must Be Teapot Day!!!

In honor of Iowa---land of the corn!!!  This is a Shawnee teapot circa 1975 bought on Ebay for a steal!!! … [Read more...]

A Bit of Me!

Blogging  is a funny thing...we tell our most intimate thoughts for all to read  and yet most of the time I find myself sitting and wondering, "who is  this person!?"  I know them...but yet I don't know them!  I want  to know who the person is behind all those words so I thought of a great  way for all of us to "meet" each other! Every Sunday Never Growing Old will post five get to know you  questions that you can copy and paste into your own Monday post and we  can all learn a little more … [Read more...]

Dear Miss Insecurity

My friend, Bernie, over at One Mixed Bag used a writing prompt from The Lightning and the Lightning Bug today and I think it is such a great idea that I am going to do it, too, and jump on in!! Thanks, Bernie, for the great letter you wrote---here is mine!  The instructions are to write a letter to yourself at age 16.  Here it goes!   Dear Miss Insecurity, I just wanted to let you know that life is going to be so great for you!  Right now you are in a a funk.  You think that you … [Read more...]

Sniffy Bushes and More

Last night I couldn't fall to sleep right away. Weird, since I was finally home in my own bed and was happy to be there!  You know that kind of night, don't you?  When you just can't shut off the thoughts?  Well, last night I finally succumbed to exhaustion but before I did I was thinking about my pets.   Not the adorable Buddy and Holly that I have today...but my pets when I was growing up. Maybe I should rephrase that.  They all were not really "my" pets.  But they were family pets so I … [Read more...]

An Island of Wonderfulness

Every once in awhile I get surprised.  And when I do it is a wonderful thing.   Today was one of those days. It has been an interesting week.  I have learned a lot of things that I never thought I would learn but it is all a good thing!!!!!!  You know that comment I made awhile back about wanting to be a nurse when I grew up until I realized that I fainted at the sight of blood???  Well, I am learning that I can do some of those "tasks" for loved ones if needed.  Thank goodness there is no … [Read more...]

THIS should have been my Wordless Wednesday photo!!!!

US Airways lets man fly wearing women's panties | & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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If It Is Tuesday It is Teapot Day!!!!

My one teapot I bought while we were in Australia!!!  I love it!!!  My favorite color (red) featured in a sweet floral pattern!!!  Come join me for a cuppa!!! … [Read more...]