Eight weeks ago, I woke up and sensed a heavy presence. Uninvitedn and unexpected, she must have crept in during the night. Not now, I thought, as if there was ever a good time for this horrible visitor? Nonetheless, as the day went on, it became apparent this was not a quick drop-in. I tried… Continue reading The Frienemy
Christmas 2020, the year of vision, Merry Christmas, my Dibbuns (explanation of Dibbun given in July post 2017)! There are different types of grace, but I'm praying for only one kind this Christmas There is grace, the noun, for which the definition is simple elegance or refinement of movement. I have no hope of ever… Continue reading (ramblings on) GRACE
Last week something significant happened that wasn't noticed by many. Can I please tell you about it so it will matter to someone else? I am not sure if other people end up sort of adopting people who paint their houses into their families, but I do. He was the second house painter that became… Continue reading Ode to a house painter.
I almost didn't publish this post. Things are a disaster right now. This is not news to anyone. My inner dialogue went like this, "Leana; this is a PANDEMIC, NOBODY, LIKE NOBODY, needs your nonsense right now!" Ya, I thought, she's right people wil think your one of those idiot celebrities posting #weareallinthistogether while sitting… Continue reading Three Ways To Jazz Up Quarantine!
From Some of Santa's Reindeer! We had the best Christmas with our baby reindeer!I planned to release this on New Year's Eve, but couldn't get it done. Dennis has been struggling to use his left hand to drive his wheelchair. A few days ago, he was too weak to use his phone, which is his… Continue reading I HOPE YOU HAD A MERRY CHRISTMAS,
My dear Dibbuns (readers), As you know as part of my list of tasks to do, I met and fell in love with a man named Eldred Vaughn. When I went to visit him, he always greeted me with a "Hi honey, I'm 95, and still alive!" I had joked with him that since his… Continue reading Eldred Went Home For the Holidays.
The Northern Lights over Lake Winnipeg I used to believe eating Dream Cookies automatically gave you good dreams. But, we will get back to that. Well, another summer has been and gone. Like a thin, wispy cloud on a blue sky day, I closed my eyes, for a second, and it had floated away. Summer… Continue reading Victoria Beach, MB, Canada and Dream Cookies
If anyone could look in my heart and see how much I enjoyed taking this picture, I would be committed. Hey Dibbuns (my loyal readers), these days Auntie Lee-Lee's world is looking very XX (chromosome) fabulous, as in it's all about girls! Dennis' daughter, my bonus daughter, Katie, and her husband Jake are expecting a… Continue reading Who runs the world?… GIRLS!
Dennis had his last Lacrosse banquet...
"This gettin' old ain't for sissy's ~ Clara Conway Dennis, I'm so sorry you have to find out about this by reading my blog. No one planned this; it just happened. As part of my journey of self-discovery, I set out to find a friend 40 years older than myself. Shockingly, I fell in love.… Continue reading Task #4: Make a friend forty years older than me!