'Never comment on someone's appearance.' - Magda Szubanski Magda said this in a TV interview the other day. I don't even remember what the interview was about because these words hit me with such impact. Such wise words and how I wish I had heard and heeded them decades ago. I've never been one to … Continue reading The Shell
Hope. There seems to be so little of it in these crazy times that are 2020, especially if you listen to the journalists or social media. But I disagree, because I believe that hope is a choice. The little guy in the photo above is proof of that. Meet G Atrevido. Born in a textbook … Continue reading Hope
Here's another random chapter from my book. Enjoy. ************************* He was standing behind me in the chow line, on a step above me which made him seem taller than he already was. With jet black beard and hair, and vivid blue eyes that matched his shirt, he was a bit of a looker. More than … Continue reading Marriage (#1)
Photo courtesy of Dianne Carr I'm taking a break from book chapters to weigh in on the current craziness the world is dealing us. (I'm struggling with this particular chapter anyway, so a break is good.) As if having cancer isn't confronting enough, now with the Corona virus the reality is that if I need … Continue reading Corona Blog
My beautiful Amara is a master at living in the waiting, in the now. Lately I seem to be doing a lot of waiting. Waiting for the next medical test, waiting for those results, waiting for the next test/specialist/diagnosis or, in my case, lack of diagnosis so far. Don't worry, I've had lots of practice; … Continue reading It’s in the Waiting.
Jaimie - 16 March 2019 Meet Jaimie. We really didn't need another horse, but Jaimie came across our path and when we saw his difficult situation, we couldn't leave him there so home he came with us. We always seem to have one rescue horse on the place anyway. Others saw a "naughty" horse. We … Continue reading Jaimie
Last week I went on a little road trip to watch a horse trainer. He was very good, in fact he was excellent. The things he could get his young horses to do were pretty impressive. He kept talking about obedience and his horses were, indeed, very obedient. A few years ago I would have … Continue reading Have to or want to…