Today I posted my 100 post on Mangia, Mangia… No Talk!I am featuring all the wonderful faces that visited my home, and my family who endured all the; “Wait I have to take a picture for Mangia, Mangia!” yet ultimately feasting on a meal.I encourage you to visit today, read my 100th post, browse a bit, become a follower, leave me as many comments as you like, and enjoy it.http://mangiamangianotalk.blogspot.com/...more
I think retirement has been good for me. A year later, I am standing slightly straighter, my smile more relaxed, albeit goofy. I'm working on being natural and 'me'. My vegetable beds look awesome, don't they? I'm slowly excavating and recovering the lost part...more
A true story After a grueling nursing shift, Caroline sat alone, slumped, at the kitchen table. Head bowed down, resting on her arms with a glass of cold beer beside her. Just like the other night and the night before that.. Alone A traumatic childhood, A husband dead after eight years of wedded torment, Caroline was Alone. Shattered....more
First I tell the gal that if I am getting weighed, I will turn my back and she is forbidden from telling me the number. She obliges. I am naked, save for a half top, open to the front and a pillowcase across my lap. My tan lines are visible because my boobs are enormous and peeking out the front of my "top". I haven't been to see my GYN for 4-1/2 years. ...more
I have been thinking about the last couple of prompt suggestions; what decade describes me? What decade would I love to time travel to?I always say that I would love to visit Tuscany during the High Renaissance era. Not too realistic, but it is a wonderful story, that is if I was treated as a royal and not as a wench. I am not sure if I can handle the poor conditions…, or being treated differently than a man, during that time or any other time for that matter....more
Although I've done a decent amount of tangling this week, I'm afraid I'm approaching today's Tangled Tuesday post from a place of slight discouragement. Oh, I'm still deeply in love with tangling...