Friday, December 30, 2016

2016 GONE...2017 ON IT'S WAY

SO miss me?? Seems I just have trouble coming and taking care of my tasks here on this blog. Big things happened for our family over Christmas. We found out my niece's baby is a GIRL. Something we all were thrilled about. She has a 5 yr old boy who will make a great big brother. They kept it a secret until Christmas morning. This is how they told us. A candy Bar!!They love their chocolate in this family!

 Now HERE is the back story.... When my mother was in her last days my niece was pregnant with her little boy. My mother looked her dead in the eye and said.."A boy and a GIRL for you" and that is exactly what has happened. I do believe in divine knowledge and I think she was told what was to come. They have had TWO tests so far just to make sure it REALLY is a GIRL!! Both came out the same.. 👼 
We all cannot wait until MAY when it is due and by surprise, MAY is when my mother's birthday was. We all are wondering.. 

YOU HAVE ANY IMPORTANT GOALS FOR 2017? These are some good ones..

 I have a goal for 2017 AGAIN to try and keep up at least ONE entry for each MONTH.. Let myself down this year but time to try try again. I sat down and made a list of goals that are easy and I should be able to do this year,nothing complicated.
I will keep adding them as I go

Throw it away if you have not used it in a year.
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize.
Make numbers on scale keep going DOWN and not UP.
If you take it out,put it back where it came from.
Everything is better without so much salt on it.
A little caffeine will not hurt me, but don't get carried
Keep the food in my mouth and not on my clothes.
Vacuum the floors and dust ONCE a week.
Check for your keys BEFORE you leave and lock the door.

2017 is the year of the FIRE ROOSTER..
it comes every 60 years!! 
Good luck to us all.. 


Sunday, November 27, 2016


What I have been doing is not much. What else can I say? The neighbors upstairs moved out and new ones moved in. Getting used to new ones again takes a toll on my sleep pattern for sure. So days turn into evening and they pass pretty fast in the daze I call sleep deprivation. The new tenants work different hours and are awake walking about in the night. Sure is time for using my ear plugs again. 😉 Hope it works.

Thanksgiving came and went. I made my own dinner and enjoyed every bite of it. 
The rest of the family was out of town. The weather was gray and cold and rainy. It sure did not feel like any Thanksgiving I remembered. No snow either. Just blah..

I am very grateful though for my little apt and all that I have acquired over the years.
It has become my beachy home place this past year as I have added more and more items that call me to the ocean. 

Even my Christmas tree this year is decorated with shells and lights. I love it so much I may keep it up all year round. 😀 


Wednesday, November 9, 2016


The election is over and AGAIN..despite the popular vote in our country the candidate who won the electoral votes was the winner. The people of America have spoken. Many of us are in a shocked state today. We wonder what is going to happen next?
If you think about it.. where else in the world could a person with NO political background at all win a race to become the President of the most powerful country in the world? I just hope and PRAY he surrounds himself with very knowledgeable people who can guide him through this new administration. Time to step it up and answer to all the promises that he made. I hope dissension  in this country will die down and we can all work to bring the country together. In the meantime I hope you join me and pray for UNITY in our country.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Yes indeed...I am still ALIVE.. I just lost my password to this blog and took a little time off to find it again. Like everything else ...LIFE kept on moving day to day and all of the sudden TWO MONTHS went by .. SCANDALOUS!!! NO way.. I kept saying to myself.. NO WAY... but YES it did. 
                                                    SUNSET IN LUDINGTON

So what's been going on?? Ohh not to day grind doing what chores need to be done to get ready for winter. I finally got my air conditioner cover. Was a real job finding a real small one. Warm weather is still here so I will put off covering my  unit for awhile. Been watching critters around the property lately. Squirrels are gathering nuts off the walnut tree like crazy. Bad winter I guess, we will see.

Sad news that a neighbor of mine fell  twice in her apt. She is 86 and not too well.
Paramedics took her to the hospital and now she is in a rehab place. She has lived in this building for 25 years or more. Uncertain if she will return. 
                                                   Pumpkin patch

Good news that my niece is going to have her second child in the spring. We are all so surprised and excited. A part time job..two children under 6, 3 cats and a big german shepherd..I think my niece will need a vacation after the baby comes, I know I sure would.                
Well I sure will try to keep this blog updated, until then
                                                     TO YOU ALL

Thursday, August 25, 2016


There are really no words to describe the generosity of my friend ANITA.
In the past she has been beside me through thick and thin, bad and good times and started me on my way with a old desktop computer called RUPERT. Rupert was named after a man named RUPERT BONHAM. He was quite a guy and was a player on the game SURVIVOR.  RUPERT, the computer, was a survivor. He went through many changes and is how I learned computers and how to communicate through something called BLOGGING back over 10 years ago. I have had at least 5 computers of this kind and that since then. 


 In July I celebrated my entry into being a "senior citizen". Anita gifted me with a new laptop. I was overwhelmed with joy. I named it GRACE after her (the definition of her name is "full of grace".) Sounded great to me. 
WHY name it? Like cars and all my computers, I name them.. always have.
It become a part of your life so why not

So now I am learning all about the new WINDOWS 10 everyone is talking about. Something new almost every day. I cannot believe the speed and the ease of use. Big difference from Vista and Windows 7 for sure. It's a whole new world and it's full of GRACE...