Monthly Archives: November 2011

#25: Watch Beasley’s Big Band

Apparently this is the week for completing 101 items; a few days after I scheduled bingo night, another former-coworker-now-friend sent me an invitation to attend his big band’s 20th anniversary celebration – which was to be held on the very … Continue reading

Posted in 101 in 1001, day zero project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Pre-jazz-concert entertainment

Thursday I attended a jazz concert; while I waited in the lobby for the show to begin, I found a coffee-table-style book containing a variety of images created by local community college students.  I was impressed with several of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

#49: Play Bingo in a bingo hall; AND #48: Do pull tabs

Shortly after publishing my 101 list, a few of my friends approached me and expressed interest in completing various items with me. While no one was overtly ready to tackle the pole with me, one of my former-coworkers-now-friend let me … Continue reading

Posted in 101 in 1001, day zero project | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

My cup runneth over

Today I had the genuine blessing of feeling the deep vibrancy of my amazingly wonderful life.  In the span of a mere 12 hours, I got to experience: being genuinely, authentically seen by others being valued and respected being liked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

#91: Poach an egg

Certain life skills that used to be common (even ordinary) just a few decades ago are being lost – and in some instances, even becoming extinct. “Mending” is a general category of skills that the majority of my peers (and … Continue reading

Posted in 101 in 1001, day zero project | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Subliminal vegetarianism

While sorting through the (mostly ‘junk’) mail this evening, my eyes quickly skimmed one of the many advertisements stuffed in our post box earlier this afternoon – and I literally did a double take. Here’s what the ad stated: But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A decade of friendship and love

Ten years ago today a very sweet boy agreed to spend the rest of his life with me.  He likely didn’t know exactly what he was getting in to – but I am deeply grateful he chose to stay with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments