Monthly Archives: March 2011

In the groove.

Tuesday night.  We are hanging in there, by a thread…. NO — I’m just kidding!  We are doing fine.  Rob is in the midst of his first round of chemo “post surgery.”  He is on day eight — and he … Continue reading

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Weather report.

Thursday.  Wow — yesterday was a weather extravaganza here in NYC:  we had rain, snow, sleet, hail (lots of it!), and major lightning and thunder!  At least it felt like it was major, as I was walking home from the … Continue reading

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Number tricks.

Wednesday night.  I admit, I have a “thing” about numbers….. yesterday was 3/22/11 (smile).  Maybe I’m just easily entertained.  Today my cousin sent me an e-mail with some interesting number facts:  this year, 2011, includes several cool dates:  1/1/11, 1/11/11, … Continue reading

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Spring blessings.

Saturday.  The blessing of friends is a true blessing, indeed!  I’ve always felt so.  This week it was especially evident — on Tuesday I had lunch with a new friend here in New York.  Her friendship is an unexpected gift. … Continue reading

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Never alone.

Monday night. I lift up my eyes to the hills – from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you … Continue reading

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Spring forward.

Sunday night.  March thirteenth. The Ides of March is the name of 15 March in the Roman calendar, probably referring to the day of the full moon. The term ides was used for the 15th day of the months of … Continue reading

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Phantoms and memories.

Saturday night.  This week has been one of those weeks when I couldn’t keep straight which day it was ~ strange how it can linger all week long!  Rob, meanwhile, has been busy healing.  His surgical pain is diminishing, but … Continue reading

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The Bunny Slope.

Sunday.  “It doesn’t happen all at once. You become. It takes a long time.” Margery Williams The first time the kids and I went snow skiing was while we lived in Connecticut in the early ’90s.  Jim had skied before … Continue reading

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Carrying the load.

Wednesday morning.  Quote from Lena Horne (as seen on the Academy Awards on Sunday night):  ”It’s not the load that breaks you down, but the way you carry it.” A beautiful, sunny morning in NYC, at least as it seems … Continue reading

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Interesting facts about Leap Year!

This info comes from “infoplease.com.” Some of this may be review from elementary school, but I found it interesting, nonetheless. If you don’t care to know the nitty-gritty details of leap year, there’s no need to keep reading! Why do … Continue reading

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