It’s just a bittersweet memory, this life…..

"Trying to make ends meet, you're a slave to money, then you die" These are lyrics to "Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve...a song that was popular well over a decade ago.  And it pops up in my head right now and fits so well..... Tomorrow, I will see family members that I have not seen… Continue reading It’s just a bittersweet memory, this life…..

Three Quarters of the Way to 100!

Woohoo! Yep, I've hit the 75 lb. mark! I lost 2 more pounds since last week and have finally made it to 75 total pounds lost! Now I'm ready to head straight ahead to the 100 mark and....I really think my husband should buy me something really special when I get there, huh? What do… Continue reading Three Quarters of the Way to 100!

Sorrow hits the best of us

This post started out as something else but took a completely different turn..... Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.  ~From a headstone in Ireland I read some sad news today. One of my 2nd or 3rd cousins, I believe, on my dad's side, lost her… Continue reading Sorrow hits the best of us