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I am simply trying to be a better person than the person I was yesterday.

'I chose the road less traveled, and that has made all of the difference'.

Robert Frost

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I received great news about what I have on the horizon. It will not be long before I begin to embark on my new endeavor. I am excited! My life, as I now know it, is already beginning to change fo...


I wish that all of the tenants in the apartment building where I live, could try their best to be amicable with each other. Our landlord wants all of us to get along, if possible. As ...


August 28, 2021

Of Bear... in And So It Goes....

Bear has been having ongoing chest congestion, a cough and has been expectorating white mucous. . His nurse told him that she would contact his doctor to inform him of Bear’s condition. A Covid t...


I am in the process of making some changes in my daily life. I am looking forward to what I will be doing. I feel that I have a fair amount of intelligience. God gave me any talents that I have. ...


August 27, 2021

Of Today... in And So It Goes....

My wake-up time was 4am. I moved through my normal routine. I had some time to spare before I had to get ready for going out to lunch with my sister. My sister arrived at 11 am. She took me to Bo...


I am embarking on a new endeavor, which I feel will immensely help my overall well-being. That is about all that I can say about that. In other news, my sister is coming by tomorrow m...


A few days ago, another tenant was discharged from the hospital. He asked me to do him a favor, so I did. I love to help people in need. It makes things a little easier for them, and it makes me ...


August 23, 2021

Of Monday... in And So It Goes....

I woke up at 3 am, after having gone to bed early Sunday evening. My oldest daughter really upset me. She did not agree with something that I had posted on a social media site. We messaged each o...


August 21, 2021

Busier Times... in And So It Goes....

Being that I presently do not have anyone to assist me with my daily tasks, I am once again in it all by myself. It is not easy, but I am trying my best to keep up with everything. Tomorrow, I am...


My sister’s friend and she arrived at 1pm on Tuesday. They took me to the cafe/ market to get a carton of cigars. Next, we went to the Salvation Army Thrift Store. I did a lot of clothes shopping...


August 20, 2021

The Shocker... in And So It Goes....

Many, many entries ago, I wrote about the inappropriateness of a friend of mine. The entries dealt with things that this person would say to me, that I would find offensive. Normally what he woul...


I have decided that the issue I was having with my new neighbor’s dog is basically not my problem. I was making it my problem, due to lingering stress that I was having before my recent hospital ...


Today my sister and her companion came for a vist. They took me to the store to get cigars, the Salvation Army, Goodwill, Bob Evans and Walmart. I will sleep good tonight. We had fun! :)


August 16, 2021

Scared... in And So It Goes....

I have a new neighbor. He has a dog. I am scared of the dog and the dog knows it. The dog as tried to come toward me even though I ask its owner and his grandchildren to hold him back. I am afrai...


My caregiver, or should I say, “my previous caregiver”, my daughter is no longer assisting me. She reported off on Friday, without even calling me. I called her and asked her point blank if she s...


August 14, 2021

Hello. in And So It Goes....

I was hospitalized overnight for complaints of intermittent chest discomfort. At the ER, they monitored my vital signs, gave me some type of analgesic intravenously for the chest discomfort, drew...


August 08, 2021

Days Go By... in And So It Goes....

It is already heading into the second week of August. Can you believe it? Where is the summer going? I cannot complain. Things have been going relatively well. I no longer punish ...


August 06, 2021

What's New... in And So It Goes....

My sister and her friend are coming up some time, this month. I baked the “Dream Bars” recipe that I posted in a previous entry. That recipe is a keeper. They turned out well. I sliced them into ...


August 04, 2021

Of Wednesday... in And So It Goes....

This morning, for reasons I choose not to disclose, my anxiety level was through the roof. It began in the middle of the night. I am now feeling much better, because I was able to resolve the iss...


August 03, 2021

A Good Day... in And So It Goes....

It is sunny and pleasant, here in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. Today, there were no upsets of any kind. It is all good. I received my package that I was expecting. It is a white snap-...


August 02, 2021

On the Mend... in And So It Goes....

During the night I had a very bad nightmare, and a lot of anxiety as well. I take Minipress 1mg. as prescribed @ H.S. for the nightmares and PTSD, and Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride 25 mg. @ H.S. as p...


I copied this recipe out of one of my mother’s notebooks of recipes. 2 pounds lean stewing beef 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Celery Soup 1 can Campbell’s Cre...


This afternoon, I went outside for the second time. Three ladies were down at the gazebo. I said to myself, “I am just going to see if anyone says hi first and asks me how I was”. Needless to say...


July 31, 2021

Today... in And So It Goes....

I said hi to “Eugenia” as I passed her in the parking lot. She murmered a low “hey” . That was it. A friend came over for waffles. I went through my usual routine this morning, cleaning each room...


I had another good day. I made a trip downtown on the bus. I had stuff to do. I am listening to music from the summer of 1985, while I type this. Last night, my bedtime was 7:30pm. At exactly 12:...


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