The First Days of Summer

The First Days of Summer

From the journal of the S.O.B.: As we head into the last week of June, we also embrace the first day of summer. And it sure has come in with a bang. Snow in the mountains, floods in the plains, fire in the west, and heat in the South. So how are you planning on...
The First Days of Summer

My 60th College Reunion

From the Journal of the S.O.B. Yes, I spent this past weekend at my 60th reunion. There weren’t a lot of us there. As a matter of fact, I was the only one who spent the entire weekend. Two other people came to one separate event.¬† Mainly, many were too ill or...
The First Days of Summer

How are you handling loss?

To continue on with my personal journey, I thought I would tackle the subject of loss. Certainly all of you have experienced some type of loss in your life. Some are more  painful than others but none of them are easy to deal with. I lost my son, then my husband and...
The First Days of Summer

Reflections on 2018

Since next week is Christmas, this is my last missive of the year. It’s a time to reflect, to be grateful, to give thanks and to also think about what you want and will do in the new year. As I look back, even though I have been through a lot, there is nothing I...
The First Days of Summer

Happy Halloween

This is the time that your inner self can come out and play. Who are you going to be this holiday? Will people recognize you? Who is your special someone that you’ve always hungered to play? It seems with everything that goes on in today’s world, kids...