Sensational by Sixty (Entry 1)

So, here's the deal. I'm about to have my 59th birthday. That gives me a little over a year to be sensational by sixty. I've got a plan. I've implemented it. I've shared it a little in social media. 1. Walk myself to healthy. I have started walking nearly every night with my neighbor, typically except Wednesday. Joan and I walk 2.5 miles on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Monday night I'm typically at Bible Study. Wednesday night I walk with another neighbor, Donna. She and I walk three miles. 2. Read more books. Not that I don't read enough, but I have a lot of books here that I've been dying to dig into. As of May of this year, the digging began. I recently finished The Me

Fortune Cookie Musings

I don't put a lot of stock in fortune cookies. Actually, I put none. But I do get a kick out of the sayings written on those little slips of paper and I often ponder them. We eat Chinese food (which I've been told isn't really Chinese food at all...) about once a week. Maybe every week and a half. We have our favorites, of course. I'm partial to bourbon chicken but not crazy about the white rice (no one makes rice like my husband ...). I also enjoy stir-fried vegetables. Yum. But I'm always anxious to read the little ticket in the cookie at the end of the meal. I often tape them into my journal and laugh out loud at the ones that are grammatically incorrect. So here's one from yesterday: The

Netflix News

It's been awhile, I admit, since I reported to you about anything worthwhile to watch on Netflix. NOT because there's been little good to watch, but because I've had little time to watch all the good shows and films on Netflix. But I must tell you about this one: Marie's Story. First, the published plot synopsis: At the turn of the 19th century, a humble artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter and avoid sending her to an asylum, the Heurtins send fourteen-year-old Marie to the Larnay Institute in central France, where an order of Catholic nuns manage a school

Because Mental Health Matters

I'm proud of many things. Three of them are:1. My friendship with LeeAnn Jefferies2. That she is not afraid to #StopTheStigma by telling her story3. That she allowed me to be her voice.

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