Music has always been a huge part of my life. I remember listening to 45’s on a record player in my bedroom as a kid. I had to be all of three or four; it was definitely before I went to school. I’d put music on and ride my rocking horse! I remember listening to …

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This is what fifty-six looks like. It’s actually not much different than what fifty-five looked like yesterday. Although this is fifty-six first thing in the morning. Unadorned. Unmade up. Unconscious. This is what I asked for – to sleep in, and I got it – after a fashion. Yes, I got up at 6:00 to …

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It may sound silly, and it may sound strange, but my trucker husband dreamt of one of my childhood stuffed toys last night. He dreamt about Larry the Lion. Larry spoke to him in the dream. Larry told him to take better care of me. I’ve written about Larry before. Larry was a Christmas gift …

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I may have mentioned that I am NOT a summer person. I do not like being warm, sweaty, hot, dusty, parched, sticky, uncomfortable, clammy or wet. I do not like bugs – spiders, June bugs, bees, mosquitoes, flies, ants, beetles or anything that you could classify as creepy-crawly. For the most part, summer and I …

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