Harry and I met during our junior year of college at IUP in the fall of 1993. He, a marketing major, and I, an English education major, ended up in the same Spanish II class.
Well, ladies, I survived another full moon and so did you! I barely howled this month, yet I’ve been quite growly lately. This Part-Time Sunshine blogger has been swinging through moods like Tarzan in the jungle. It’s distressing because I cannot pinpoint any true triggers. I mean life is good, so why am I such a JUDY MOODY? I’d like to attribute these irritable, sad, irrational spells on something tangible, realistic, and beyond my control. It’s not me; it’s the moon!
In remembrance, give thanks. Those are the profound words that stir my heart and soul every Memorial Day. Over the 2013 Memorial Day Weekend, my family experienced a mini-miracle. For years I hoped to recover something we lost in 2006. Here is the tale of lost crosses, faithful reunions, and thankful memories that are eternal. Continue reading “Lost and Found – Memorial Day Reunion”
Rebirth! Resurrection! Revival! What a wonder spring is. After slipping, sloshing, and slugging through another Northwestern Pennsylvania winter, I am thankful that we woke to the calendar start of a new season. So long, Winter. Ba-Bye!!! Continue reading “Hello, Springtime Greens. Goodbye, Winter Blues.”
Last week, I got slammed with a case of germ induced cruds: sinus headaches, dizziness, stuffy ears, dripping nose, coughing, and fatigue. After seven days, I took action, laced up and made myself run, OUTDOORS. Continue reading “Get Outdoors!”
I lost all my oxygen…
Cleaning out the junk drawer, I found this magical musical machine. I hope you like my lil’ song and can laugh at this absurd “treat” now and again when you get to the end of this post. Mary had a Little Lamb is better replayed. Continue reading “Beat the Valentine’s Day Blues”
We are thankful for these two furry friends. Because of their coloring, our daughter Cara nicknamed Louie (the sheltie) “Thanksgiving Dinner” and Italia (the golden) “Fried Chicken.” Continue reading “Thanksgiving Dinner and Fried Chicken”
The actual and metaphoric sky which umbrellas all earthlings sprinkles and showers us with various shines and shadows. It’s a wacky, windy, wildly unpredictable sky, and so is my job as a sunshine.
I know some of you have been wondering what this position entails. Allow me to explain. Who knows, you might be cut out for this line of work too? Continue reading “My Symbolic Story of being a Part-Time Sunshine”