Be Ready!

September 12, 2021 Mom and I walked past the large group gathered, probably a few hundred, in the outdoor concert venue. Their wine glasses in their hands were filled with their favorite Merlot or perhaps they were trying a new Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon for the first time. They were all chatting, smiling, laughing, manyContinue reading “Be Ready!”

A Whisper

September 8, 2021 Our day begins early every morning when Bustey vocalizes this cute sound informing me that it is time for me to rise and shine because he has potty needs. Upon exiting our front door, we walk into the quiet and peaceful morning throughout our neighborhood. I love to enjoy the brief momentContinue reading “A Whisper”

My 2021 Summer Story

September 5, 2021 On July 10th, the title of my post was Every Summer has a Story. As this Summer draws to an end, I would like to invite you to consider the Summer Story you have lived. A review over chunks of time like Summer helps me to applaud all the amazing things happeningContinue reading “My 2021 Summer Story”

Etiquette, ohh bah humbug!…

9/1/2021 Etiquette: the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social or official life Etiquette. 2018. In Merriam-Webster.com. Retrieved September 3, 2021, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etiquette I’m not talking about extending the pinky finger when sipping on your drink, although mine automatically sticks out, though I’ve never been taughtContinue reading “Etiquette, ohh bah humbug!…”

Caterpillar to a Butterfly

August 29, 2021 As we walked along a nearby street in our neighborhood, the familiar face of a homeowner, Tara, whose assortment of flowering plants I have long admired, stopped me with a sort of urgent question, “Do you like butterflies?!!” I replied, “Yes!! Of course I do!!” She replied, “Come here and see themContinue reading “Caterpillar to a Butterfly”

If you earned it, OWN it

8/25/2021 Around 9:30am, we had already finished our walk in the park, our face, neck and every body part it seemed dripping bullets of perspiration while the four of us hurriedly tried to get into our air-conditioned car. A co-worker of mine walked past, on her way to begin her own exercise. As we greetedContinue reading “If you earned it, OWN it”

Work Ethics?? Obsolete or not?

8/22/2021 Work what??? ethics, you know, work ethics?!! Work ethic is a belief that work and diligence have a moral benefit and an inherent ability, virtue or value to strengthen character and individual abilities. It is a set of values centered on importance of work and manifested by determination or desire to work hard. WikipediaContinue reading “Work Ethics?? Obsolete or not?”

Character 101

August 18, 2021 I remember walking by the card shop daily after school, and being drawn to the window display of one particular greeting card that was shiny and bright, colorful, large, as it promised to wish a special mom ‘Happy Mothers Day.’ I coveted it but did not have the money to take itContinue reading “Character 101”

Flatbush Ave to B. Altman’s

August 11, 2021 Living in Brooklyn, New York, during my teenage years (1980s), I experienced my share of teenage invincibility. I also felt that anything I aspired for was attainable, probably because of the upbringing of my parents. I was surrounded by endless skyscrapers and crowds of people everywhere I went, who walked fast andContinue reading “Flatbush Ave to B. Altman’s”

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