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Yep. From now on I am on my own time. I refuse to slip into anyone else’s world. I will be much better off. From now on, I am on my own watch. Alleluia!


Was outside, early this morning…thinking. Thinking back to “pre-new friend”. I was doing much better before being friends w/ the main person w/ whom I had the falling out. I was used to being on ...


July 08, 2020

Thank God... in And So It Goes....

for this diary…even if at times, it is merely typing my thoughts, the continuing saga of my life. At least I have some type of emotional outlet. I have been keeping a journal since age 10, yes ag...


‘There is a season. Turn, turn, turn’. This is my life.


July 07, 2020

Nighttime... in And So It Goes....

It is after midnight, in my corner of the world. I woke up, then decided to go outside for a smoke. There were people talking, down at the gazebo. It would seem that now, I am basically alone her...


This morning, I am going to phone the Rectory of a local church to ask the church secretary if a priest will come to visit me, in order that I might receive The Sacrament of Reconciliation. After...


July 05, 2020

Prayer... in And So It Goes....

Dear God, please watch over me, protect me and forgive me of my sins. Amen.


July 05, 2020

Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

I am feeling relatively calm. I had a visit from one of my friends in the building, not anyone from the committee. They are a male friend. We are simply friends. We talked at my kitchen table ove...


found recipe in a cookbook 1 lb. Mueller’s elbow macaroni 1 and 1/2 cups Hellmann’s mayonnaise 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 and 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 tbsp. sugar 7 hard-cooked eggs, (5 chopped...


July 05, 2020

Onion Pie in And So It Goes....

Vidalia onions, sliced 1/4 inch 1/2 cup melted butter 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 10 crumbled Ritz crackers salt and pepper, to taste Saute onions in butter until clear. Spray 8-inch pie pan w...


recipe found in a cookbook. 3 sticks melted butter 2 lbs. powdered sugar 2 cups crunchy peanut butter Mix all ingredients together. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs on bottom of pan. Put ingredient...


recipe found in a cookbook. 1 (8 and 1/2 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained 1 can mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1 cup coconut 1 cup sour cream Combine in large bowl. Chil...


I found this recipe in a cookbook. 3 lg. boneless chicken breasts 1 can chicken broth (optional) 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of celery soup 1 box Cornbread Stove Top Stuffing Mix 1 cu...


I found this recipe in a cookbook. 1 cup sour cream 1 lg. onion, diced 1 lg. can sauerkraut, drained 2 cans corned beef, crumbled 12 to 16 oz. swiss cheese grated Layer in 9x12 pan. Top w/ 10 sli...


I found this recipe in a cookbook. 1 lb. ground beef rice black pepper garlic salt 2 cans cream of mushroom soup Make four to six meatballs. Brown the meatballs in frying pan w/ a tbsp. of oil. I...


Tenaciously, they cling Whispering in the wind. What is their love, Of December’s will? How do they bear, It’s chastising chill? Hang on, Live on, Lovingly, Longingly. ‘Til the sugar-coated dust...


The sun cast its shadow On black twig branches. Only there was a glow, A warmth. Ah, the beauty. The mystery. He must be somewhere. I looked over my shoulder. A spectacular sunset, Through the “...


The sky appeared foreboding, A vastness of grey. For what would be the outcome, Of this bleak October day? I am envisioning prosperity, As the months doth unfold. It is that time of the season, F...


I never understood the sadness, That plagued my daddy’s face. What was the very reason? Could I have been the case? He loved me oh so very much. I could see it in his eyes. His gentle, kind demea...


The seasons change. We do, as well. Portions of our lives unveil. Ashes to ashes, Dust to dust. Into new beginnings, We are seemingly thrust. The embers soon die, Soon cometh a chill. Stay warm, ...


It trickles down through the soul, Adversity among people. Callousness. Indifference. Lack of empathy. Slinging arrows, Oh how they sting. And their aim? The most undeserving, Peace loving, Meek,...


For this past holiday weekend I constructively spent my time. I have a fairly large bedroom closet. I went through everything. The things that I no longer want nor use were discarded. ...


I am taking this weekend to organize my bedroom. Surprisingly, I do not have as many things to sort through as I thought I did. It will be a fairly easy project. Tomorrow, I am going to go throug...


Today, my daughter is taking me shopping. It will be good to get out.


I guess that, given my track record the new normal for myself is to make friends, then lose friends. I let things build, then when I can no longer take the personality conflicts, I give them a pi...


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