Category Archives: The New Me

Who Stole My Spoons?

via Flickr Creative Commons I broke one of my personal rules the other day, I ran several errands, pushed hard at my writing, and did a bit around the house. Not a lot, but for me it was entirely too … Continue reading

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Old Timers Don’t Say SciFi

Fifty years ago today, the biggest science fiction franchise ever launched. It was, of course, Star Trek (yes, the original one with Kirk and Spock). I was fortunate to have watched the very first Star Trek episode the night it originally … Continue reading

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Time and Life

You know how it goes, one thing needs your attention, then another. Family, job, pets, dust bunnies, alien creatures, and flying monkeys; they all take a toll. Your proverbial plate gets more full by the day, and you wonder how … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change

One of my favorite songs is “Where My Heart Will Take Me” sung by Russell Watson. No matter how many times I hear this song, it never stops inspiring me and making me feel uplifted and optimistic. If it sounds … Continue reading

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Confused and Twisted

Apparently the people who designed the ankle brace I’m currently wearing thought the wearer would be able to see behind, under, and to the side of the ankle simultaneously. Now I have Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility, which means I can dang near … Continue reading

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Granny Updated

Yep, I finally did it. Don’t faint, OK? I bought a new computer.   That’s all? You say. For me, this is a big deal. First, I don’t have money to spare. To pull this little update off, I had … Continue reading

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The Price of Freedom

Today Americans pause to remember those who have given their lives to protect our country. We tend to take our freedom and prosperity for granted. There are good times and bad, but The United  States of America stands as an … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

As many of you probably know, my husband, and I moved to Florida just under a month ago. While any move is stressful, this one was especially so. We were both born and raised in East Tennessee, and we were … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Looking for a New Life

  Sorry I haven’t posted the last few days. My husband and I have been in Florida. No, not a vacation, unfortunately. This was a serious search for a new place to live near Jacksonville, where our youngest daughter and … Continue reading

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There’s A Shoe On It!

At this very moment I am wearing my old, beat-up tennis shoes/sneakers/dirty mess. So, you say, what’s so flipping great that Cheryel’s wearing shoes? Because, my good friends, other than my house shoes, I have had a pair of shoes … Continue reading

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