July 12, 2023
Book Review: The Sunset Years of Agnes Sharp by Leonie Swann
Where did the summer go? I realize that I can say that about the entire year – or even decade – but the last three months flashed by in a blur. In the past I easily planned summer trips to the cabin, the Giants, the ocean, or even camping nearby, however, life has become more complicated.
Best Books for Grandkids (and the Adults Who Share Them)
In a recent post-scramble discussion my assertiveness, or lack thereof, was pointed out in a kind, but assertive way. I already knew this about my personality, but I suppose I hadn’t embraced it.
Every morning I spend about an hour pulling and digging weeds. Granted, I get side-tracked at times with rearranging books in our little library or pulling off expired petunias, but I have realized that after our long, wet spring, weeds flourish. I’ve also realized that if I skip a few days or take a short trip away, the weeds have not skipped nor vacationed, but instead have taken advantage of my absence to grow left, right, and center.