Tag: time

Seamstress No More, No Matter Anyhow

I used to sew my own clothes, but not anymore. The talent – the time – is gone.

I’m a Boomer-aged eyesight disallows threading a needle and I don’t wish to make more wrinkles in my forehead from fret. I feel like an antiquarian.… ...

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THE INCIDENT: 2nd character pov

I’m late, I’m late, I’m late… I parked in the far parking lot, mistiming the amount of steps required to the restaurant on the other end of the mall. While my Fitbit will reward me, my conscientiousness is brimming with guilt.… ...

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THE INCIDENT: 1st character pov

OMG. What a morning! Though I’d only had three appointments, all the clients’ marriages were beyond salvation. I was as drained as a city’s water reservoir during the recent drought. I’d talked ‘til I was blue in the face.

I’d talked until I’d run out of ideas and breath.… ...

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Co-Variation Dance

I’ve long known that TIME and MONEY co-vary, but have recently detected a new element in the mix: ENERGY. The co-variance of these components can be drawn thus:11070090_1622067078013236_3056926056105032499_n

My Constant reader friend, where are you on this graphic? Does it shift hour-to-hour, day-to-day?… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle: Purple Hearts

P1050186A dozen purple hearts dance around my wrist alongside a sapphire as blue as my eyes, which not like the middle Eastern evil eye amulet, thank heaven.

  • Amethyst beauties that wouldn’t bedazzle if it hadn’t been for a miracle, a coincidence of God.
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It’s about Time

You know the holiday gift season is approaching when…your mailbox is stuffed with catalogues and the papers are filled with ads. Let me be the first to say: Merry Charge Card Season to you!

Yesterday’s papers – three are delivered before dawn to our door  – presented  glossy magazine tos showcase luxury goods.… ...

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I have an awesome internal clock. It’s wowed family, friends, and strangers unerringly for years. I could have won sucker bets in bars if I chose.

I ascribe it to 40 years of being a speech-language pathologist, where life is regimented into clinical sessions scheduled tightly in a daylong regimen of 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30…if one is fortunate to have been blessed with a prolific procession of clients.… ...

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Bye-bye Twinkies

It was 10:00 in the morning. My husband was away; we didn’t need any groceries, but I felt compelled to go to the store. I bought bananas, milk, and cereal although I’d already eaten breakfast after my morning walk.

The store had a tabletop display right in the middle of the checkout area.… ...

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