A passage of time

The Why About This

All of us are on a journey through life. Each journey encompassing a passage of time.

barefoot boy

Sometimes we travel with someone on our journey. And sometimes we don’t.
The blogging experience is a journey too.  A “blogging” passage of time. One where we are definitely sharing our journey with others.
These last 10 months of blogging, to date, have been wonderful and I’m grateful to so many who have made this passage of time such a good one for me. I’ve met some wonderful people online that have become friends that I cherish.
The time, for me, has been well spent. I’ve learned much and enjoyed more. I hope the future will be even better for all of us in our blogging adventures.


Thank you, for all those who come by to visit and comment. I greatly value you and your comments more than you can know. I’m looking…

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Sunflowers, surprises, and Shel Silverstein.

the usual bliss

A friend is a gift.

I’m not sure if I read them somewhere along the line, or if I’ve just felt their meaning over time, but I’ve always believed those words. At a time in my life when I’ve struggled with the confusing end to some relationships, I’m savoring time with true friends. There’s no question that Amanda falls into that category. Since the day we met in 1984 (gulp), it’s been GAME ON. Living in different states makes our time together positively precious. So about a month ago, while I watched the never-ending snow falling outside of my window and contemplated what to send her for her birthday, a little light bulb went on in my head.

Maybe I could be the present.

There was a series of secret Facebook messages with Amanda’s amazing hubby, Marco, and some giggly brainstorming with another old friend, Erinn. I lamented the…

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