I volunteer at the Von Braun Center, our local venue for concerts and entertainment. I wrist-band at concerts, checking IDs for those wishing to partake in alcohol. If their ID checks out, I put a wrist-band around their wrist so that the bartenders will know they have been checked. I also work concessions on occasion,… Continue reading Concert
I have been overcome with such a sense of lethargy that I am incapable of getting anything done. There is plenty that I could be doing….strike that, there is plenty I should be doing but I can’t find my motivation. I see the same old problems around the house and really don’t know where to… Continue reading Lethargy
This could have been a trifecta week as far as concerts are concerned; a rain out of the first concert changed the number of concerts to two. My first band, Huntsville Concert Band, was scheduled to play at Concerts in the Park on July 3. I really enjoy this concert – it is an outdoor… Continue reading Trifecta
Happy Birthday Mom. You are so very missed. Catherina Anna Margaretha Uyldert Dreier July 8, 1923 – July 27, 2005
In a fit of wild energy the other day, I got out the newly repaired lawn mower and cranked ‘er up! My neighbor kindly keeps my main lawn cut but I live in the country and it seems like a little more of the country takes over my yard every day! Last week I heard… Continue reading Cutting Grass
Fireworks have come to our neck of the woods a little earlier than usual this year! My ex-husband’s neighborhood put on an early 4th of July show and Lucy and I went to the Hampton House for the show. I love seeing the explosion of color against the dark sky; it never gets old for… Continue reading Fireworks!
After two more days on the train, Lucy and I arrived home to the ecstatic adulation of the dogs! There is nothing quite as gratifying as a dog’s devotion. There are no recriminations or guilt trips for your having gone on vacation; just total joy that you have returned. I was worried that Tank would… Continue reading Home Again