Monthly Archives: February 2014

Change of Plans

A few days ago I got an email from Joann’s reminding me that I was scheduled to teach a knitting class today. The next day I received another note about that class. So I began to make plans for today … Continue reading

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Birthday Thoughts

I had a birthday about two and a half weeks ago. I’m still getting used to entering the correct age on forms. How did I get to be so old? And with that question comes another … how many more … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

Today has been one for getting things done. To start, I tutored Emma in reading. The book we read was fun … it’s written in rhyme and is about an elephant who tells the other animals to stand back because … Continue reading

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February Thaw

Today feels like the February thaw has finally arrived. It usually happens but this winter has been so cold and snowy I didn’t think we’d see it. Yesterday morning started with freezing rain and sleet such that schools were cancelled … Continue reading

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It Was Off to Burma

We went to Burma last night at the monthly travelogue.  The lecturer made reference to things and places they weren’t allowed to see or photograph but it looked to me like they had a good time.  One thing tickled my … Continue reading

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Looking for Ideas

I’m looking for some new ideas for breakfast What do you eat for breakfast? Are you in a rut — like me — eating the same thing over and over? What’s the most unusual breakfast you’ve had? I remember years … Continue reading

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Not Sure What’s Going On

I’m not sure what’s going on with the monthly travelogues this year. For all the years I’ve attended these — and that’s been quite a few — they’ve always been the first Friday of the month. This year they have … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

A sad thing happened on my birthday. Richard Haymen passed away. He was the Symphony Pops conductor here for a number of years and was a great favorite of the audiences. He was known for the sequin jackets he wore … Continue reading

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Getting Older

Yesterday was my birthday.  Due to the cold and snow, I spent the day at home.  I received a few cards in the mail and some birthday wishes via email and a couple of congratulatory phone calls.  I did not … Continue reading

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In the Doldrums

Am I the only one who is down in the doldrums right now? I’m tired of winter. This is a little unusual for me but for some reason this year winter has lost its charms. Forecasts of snow — or … Continue reading

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