Catch-up and a Cruise
Sunday, March 27, 2011 27 comments
As many of you know, I am back working at the public aid office in the gang-infested neighborhood of Chicago. 2 murders in the past week outside our building door. One was a 13 year old. Besides the neighborhood, I love the people and the work l... Read more
I Was SO Surprised
Saturday, February 26, 2011 16 comments
to get the email from the Spark Team that my dear friends had voted me as Motivator! Oh, sure, I do try to encourage people...advise them...even kick a little sometimes...empathize, pray, whatever seems to be the need, but so do they for me... Read more
Pity Party is Over!!
Friday, February 18, 2011 12 comments
Thanks for all your support, guys and gals. Thanks for letting me know it's okay to feel sorry for myself, and for advice on what to do to overcome my difficulties (for those who haven't read the last blog, it is a torn ligament in my knee, a di... Read more
Do you ever think you bring on problems yourself?
Thursday, February 17, 2011 14 comments
I've been asked to blog about my knee. Well, actually about my recovery. Why not start early? Yesterday I feel on a patch of 'black' ice on our drive (taking a bag of doggie poo from the parkway to the garbage before work). My right foot sl... Read more
What does Love mean to You?
Saturday, February 05, 2011 15 comments
Intro: I decided I'd better get my MJK blog off as the latest. I changed the background already to reflect American Heart/St. Valentine's Day month. This is the speech I will be performing for my Toastmasters club in the International Speec... Read more
I Have a Dream, Too
Sunday, January 16, 2011 18 comments
He had a dream, and we celebrate the day of his birth. We also remember the teachings of this great American. All our citizens, as well as many other people, know who I mean. His name is Dr Martin LutherKing. I have a dream as well. It*s a ... Read more
Happy New Year-I think I'm within Range
Friday, December 31, 2010 8 comments
We just visited our fav Mexican restaurant. I had our 'steak ala gringa,' Margarita and Mexican coffee saved as a food grouping...along with the preceding chips and salsa. It's not clear in the state of mind I'm in (we just got homme) whether or... Read more
It's all over and a movie for you!
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 13 comments
My 11 1/2 years life partner fell on the ice. I came home from my Toastmasters meeting to discover a note telling me she was in the ER. We saw the specialist Sat. and yesterday Sue had surgery: 3 screws inserted in her hand where she had a spira... Read more
Enough Garlic to Scare Away the Vampires?
Saturday, October 30, 2010 10 comments
IL State employees get paid on the 14th and 29th. Suz was too tired (after babysitting her GD an hour away...see photo) to go out last night. Tonight we dined at a favorite restaurant (www.leonas.com). While she had cajun style shrimp, I h... Read more
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