Category Archives: Reflections

Retirement?

As you can see, I have not posted here for a while. 2015 was a year of interference. Although I have been “retired” for 3 1/2 years, I have found myself to be quite busy. Retire does not mean slow … Continue reading

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Now and Then

While being busy in retired life, as you can see from my lack of posts in the last several months, I have been reflecting a lot about “getting old”. It happens quite a bit in my age group, which is … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories Revealed

My mother recently passed away earlier this year. It has been difficult to go through some of the remaining things; deciding what to keep and what to let go of. I have recently discovered¬† a drawing that I did of … Continue reading

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The Red Chair

I had been collecting photos for my mother’s memorial service after my mom passed away just before Mother’s Day, when I came by some old photos of me taken in a red winged chair that I still have. It inspired … Continue reading

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Thoughts Entering the New Year

We are snowbound here in northern Ohio. It is still coming down and the bows of the fir trees are weighed down with snow. As I sit here in my winter hibernation looking at the soft glow of the internet, … Continue reading

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Censorship and Friendship

Election years are not fun, especially this year with the country so divided on very passionate issues. I am reminded of the saying: “Thou shall not discuss religion, sex or politics”. But during these times they are hard to avoid. … Continue reading

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Signs and Passages: Looking Forward to Retirement

My life has gone through some pretty big changes. I have retired¬† from my career of designing greeting cards for 39 years and I have become a new grandmother. A new grandchild is a wonderful gift. Retiring was my choice. … Continue reading

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