Monthly Archives: February 2016

Surrender 60: Leap Year Time Capsule

Today, February 29, is Leap Day, making 2016 a Leap Year. It takes the earth exactly 365.2422 days to complete an orbit around the sun. An extra day is added every four years to properly keep our calendars and clocks … Continue reading

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Surrender 59: The 88th Academy Awards

It’s Oscar night once again, an event I look forward to each year. This is a highly anticipated, deeply meaningful evening for me. I clear the day, eliminate distractions, gather a few snacks, brew tea and settle in to watch … Continue reading

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Surrender 58: Happy Birthday London

Today marks the 6th birthday of my great niece, London Kate. The family gathered to celebrate at Roller City, in Joplin. This colorful, fun skating rink was the place to be this afternoon, as children and adults gathered for at … Continue reading

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Surrender 57: Games, Minions & Silly String

Today I picked up grandson Oliver from school and hung out with him until his mom got home from work. There’s nothing unusual about picking him up, except that for the first time, I only picked up Oliver from school. … Continue reading

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Surrender 56: The No-Gym, Full Body Workout

I quit doing Zumba at the Y last fall, because of an extremely painful flare up of sciatica in my left leg. I have nerve damage in my lower back, as a result of a serious car accident in 1995. … Continue reading

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Surrender 55: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

My grandson Dayan and I get together every Wednesday afternoon. I pick him up from school, we grab Chinese food, and spend time together chatting and watching interesting shows on TV. For more than a year, our series of choice … Continue reading

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Surrender 54: Thyme for Tea

I was excited to come across an article, written by the Medical Medium, Anthony William. He extolled the virtues of drinking thyme tea. I was thrilled because I grow thyme in my herb garden and I love finding new uses … Continue reading

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