I am Me ⋅ 59

My husband and I are empty-nesters (finally! yaaaay!!), nearly sixty years old, and both of us work for our state's public school system. We live in the countryside in a rather humble little home with our dog, a sweet-natured chocolate Lab named Guinness. We are Wiccan and members of a large esoteric tradition called The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel. Much of our lives are filled with going to spiritual events; much is also filled by spending time with our family, and enjoying the outdoors.

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As those of you who have been my friends for years know, I am Wiccan and belong to a Western Magickal Tradition called The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel, which currently is comprised of thirteen c...


I get hardly any notes here compared to when I wrote on Open Diary or compared to my posts on Facebook. But I value the few friends I do have here, and not getting many notes doesn’t bother me li...


I haven’t written all week, so I ought to have some news. Oddly enough, I really don’t have much though! :o) The reason I haven’t had time to write here is that I’ve been honoring my Mom by putti...


After today we are supposed to get three days of rain. At least that’s what the forecast forecasts! I hope we get a lot of it, because we need it. I like green meadows and fields! Not poor dry ...


I learned something important enough that it will sure make my life easier if I REMEMBER it. See, it’s like this re: my spine/leg/ass issue. I get an injection and I feel great for 6-7 weeks. ...


Today was an awesome day at work because I got to be on the cash register! And best of all, I got to be on the LINE THREE register, which is my favorite. :o) Line Two is a bit of a pain in the a...


I am not taking any chances this time! Last night I typed five or more paragraphs of an entry here, and I don’t know what the hell I did, but all of a sudden....VAMOOSE!!!!!.... it was lost and g...


DEAR LORD. I JUST WROTE A LONG ENTRY, AND IT DISAPPEARED. I wasn’t done writing it yet, but I had written about five frickin’ paragraphs! And a fine damn entry it was, too. That reeeeeeeeally p...


April 19, 2017

Beachin'! in A New Beginning

This morning my sister Sandy and I are going to hit the beach! :o) It is only supposed to be in the 60s today, so we aren’t planning to sunbathe though. We are gonna walk the boardwalk, maybe wal...


It is hard for me to tell people “exactly what I think of them” when what I am thinking of them is not good. I have to be extremely angry in order to do it, and I rarely get that angry. I don’t...


April 13, 2017

Hookie! :oD !! in A New Beginning

Today I took a sick-of-it day from work. It’s just my third day I’ve taken this year and I have nine left, so I said GO FOR IT. The past week-and-a-half was darn tiring, working overtime every ...


On Saturday, Joe and I were gone all day, to an event up in Springfield, PA called Spring Magick. We took our NAL fundraising store there. It was a day of classes and workshops and rituals, culm...


So, these next two weeks our manager, Sophia, is out at work. She’s having a small malignant breast lump removed. Her doctor feels sure he’ll be able to get it all, but I bet she is still worri...


I’ve already mentioned that my sister Sandy gifted her 2005 Subaru to Joey, when she purchased her brand-new Subaru. Joe convinced Joey to bring his old VW Passat over here, where we will put it...


Yesterday was so warm, sunny, and beautiful! First thing Joe and I did was go to Bargain Bill’s flea market. The main thing he was looking for was a mermaid, because he has to bring a decoration...


What a sorely trying, taxing, and frustrating day this was at work! It got to the point, during Second Lunch, when my language expression was reduced to “oh my Lord,” and by Third Lunch all I cou...


February felt like Springtime down here. We had some 70 degree days and flower trees were in full blossom! It was hard to believe this was happening in February! Then March arrived and it got ...


After a week, I am still not caught up on rest or sleep after our five-day trip to Sacred Space Conference!! But why would I be???? We got home on Sunday night and I went to work early Monday mo...


We returned home yesterday from our wonderful five-day adventure a few hours from home at the Sacred Space Conference near Baltimore. It was so much fun....just as I’d been hoping it would be!! ...


Yesterday my sister Sandy and I went to the Dover Mall cinema to see “The Shack.” It was the first time in twenty or more years either of us had been to see a movie at the actual MOVIES! We both ...


Well, we found out what the surprise Joey and Stephanie have is, and I’m really happy to say that it’s neither a baby nor a wedding just yet! It’s a new car for Stephanie. ;o) She really needed...


March 04, 2017

Hot and Cold! in A New Beginning

Wow, until a couple days ago, it was so warm that I was actually, in February, coming home from work and turning the AC on! Everyone’s spring flowers are opened up, and even some of the flowerin...


February 27, 2017

Really Glad! in A New Beginning

I don’t remember how long it’s been since I resumed writing here after a couple years of not doing so. But I am really glad I took it up again. :o) I only follow a few people, but I enjoy that an...


So, our chocolate Lab Guinness has got some kind of ear affliction again, apparently, because he is constantly shaking his head and flapping his ears, which makes a loud clapping sound like sheet...


February 23, 2017

New Lives! in A New Beginning

I talk on the phone with my sister Carol almost every day. Today I told her that I was proud of her for the way she is living her life, and said that if I get to be her age (she’s 75), I hope I ...


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