Monthly Archives: May 2011

Meditation: The Music of the Morning

The Music of the Morning I blink as the cars are singing me awake. I try to resist but find myself smiling, then arise to the gentle music of the morning. The skip was particularly good today at 5:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Kindness, Car Love, and Rowing a Boat

Kindness, Car Love, and Rowing a Boat The month started off with cold weather, rain and all kinds of doubts about the groundhog. Then I was invited to cover a car show which involved a trip in the country across … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Celebrate Spring with Gardening, Easter, and Thoughts of the Pool

Spring is working its way up through the country. Seniors in the south are looking at their yards and beds – pondering what they might grow and wondering if all danger of frost is really over?!? Some older adults remember … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: A Near Life Experience

As a senior who is also an educator, I often look back on a day with the students and feel like I’ve just had a Near Life Experience. Some of the things that make me feel that way happened just … Continue reading

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Graduation – Treasuring the Memories While Facing the Future

I just got home from a 3,000 mile trip to see my oldest grandson graduate from high school. It was worth every minute of the long hard trip. His smile was radiant in the bright orange cap and gown and … Continue reading

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A Senior Who Misses Her Cataracts

Recently I was lucky enough to meet with a ladies group which I enjoy, and the topic of doctor appointments arose. There was the usual collection of comments about our ailing body parts. Then one charming lady told a story … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: What do Gravy and Ice Cream Have in Common?

Recently I took a long road trip to Montana to see my oldest grandchild graduate. The first stop was in the Dallas area to meet up with my oldest son since he would do most of the driving. With I-Pod … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Summershines on Independence Day

In July we all think of our great historical heritage, and want to share it with our children. In between the pops and cracks of fireworks, we try to impress tidbits of ideals and facts on them. Sometimes we are … Continue reading

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Meditation: What Seniors and Others Can Do With a Bad Day

Little did I know when I wrote about an inspirational piece on hope that I’d run out of that precious stuff just recently! I got out of balance. It seemed I was on a treadmill & lost my joy somewhere. … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Sing in Honor of The Great Pumpkin

School is so much fun in the fall. Kids can go outside without burning up, and the chill in the air makes life exciting. Then there are the leaves, and anticipation of Halloween. Recess becomes a brisk thrill, and anticipation … Continue reading

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