I’ve been away from my blog for quite awhile. I’m not sure why I took such a long hiatus; I just know that I was writing fairly regularly until I got word that my uncle in Ohio had died. He was in his 90’s so it wasn’t totally unexpected but for me, he was the… Continue reading I’m Back!
How lucky I feel to have been able to experience today’s solar eclipse. For the last month, I’ve worried that we were going to have to deal with rain when the big day arrived, but the day dawned bright and sunny. I live in an area that experienced a 97% solar eclipse; I could have… Continue reading Eclipse
Keegan and I spent yesterday and today cleaning out my car and then packing up his belongings for his trip back to Auburn. We leave on Monday, August 14. For this next year, his sophomore year, we have rented a one-bedroom apartment and move-in date is Monday. He doesn’t have a bed, a couch, a… Continue reading Packing Up
Tuesday is typically my favorite day of the week. I have my clarinet lesson and then, later in the day, I have Huntsville Concert Band practice. I had my lesson and was on my way to band practice when I got a call from Keegan. I could tell he was upset – he told me… Continue reading Wreck!
I’m super excited about the upcoming solar eclipse and came across a web page today where you can put in your zip code to see how much of an eclipse you can expect. The website is on Vox and can be found here. I live in zip code 35741 and should see the moon obscure… Continue reading Solar Eclipse
Those of you who know me must be shaking your heads. Before finding Mr. Doggy (aka Mud and Simon), I already had five dogs; one of which has a brain tumor and is not doing well. But I’m not one to pass a stray needing a home so Mr. Doggy came home with me. We’ve… Continue reading New Dog
Today is the anniversary of the death of both my brother and my Mom. They died two years apart in 2003 and in 2005. My brother was fairly young; he was 46. His death was unexpected – he actually choked on a hot dog. It made a sort of abstruse sense for his loss to… Continue reading Anniversary of loss