Author Archives: Linda

 Purses will be the death of me!

Recently I borrowed one of my younger daughter’s purses. It was much bigger than I am used to, but one of her smaller ones. Her purses have become small suitcases. She carries makeup, an extra diaper and essentials for her baby, small umbrella, tissues, pens, pencils, paper, calendar, phone, ipad, snacks, keys, coin purse, glass […]

 Listening to your body…..

“My body, like everything else in life, is a mirror of my inner thoughts and beliefs. Every cell responds to every single thought I think and every work I speak.” I am dealing with a skin rash again, had one over a year ago. Last time I went through the process of trying to identify […]

 Are you being scammed? What can you do?

With a site that has so many wonderful members who are honest, trusting, and sometimes naive, there is a chance there will be people coming in to prey on people with those wonderful traits. If you fear that scamming might happen to you, I have written some things to make you aware and to give […]

 Connecting with others

As we grow older, our life changes, we can become bedridden, lose our partner, or simple can no longer do what we once could do easily. Funny how our brain stays younger than our bodies. We still long to do things we once did, but fear of falling or other circumstances don’t allow us to […]

 Burma Signs

For those who never saw any of the Burma Shave signs, Here is a quick lesson in our history of the 1930’s and ’40’s. Before there were interstates, when everyone drove the old 2 lane roads, Burma Shave signs would be posted all over the countryside in farmers’ fields. They were small red signs with […]

 Help Women and Children

As promised, I shared that this year I challenged SC members to do one Act of Kindness for others each day. Our lovely member @Beatrice has a heart of gold. She is an advocate for women and children in Uganda. Her main focus is on pregnant mothers and the child they are carrying. She is […]

 Medical Humor

There is a little medical humor. Brought you by the soap opera “Daze of our Hives” now showing in the group Smile you are on Celebration Camera. Do drop by to see what is happening in SC Hospital! You may be a patient! An Alternative Medical Dictionary: [Submitted by Nigel Morris] 1.Artery – The study […]

 Road Trip Experience

As you know I just finished a week road trip with my sister and a friend of hers. Had a wonderful time. The reason for the trip was to support my sister as she went to visit the grave site of her late husband, and visit his mother and family. He passed away last year […]


My counselor game me a copy of this poem many years ago. It is about becoming personally aware and responsible for yourself. Unless we begin to learn from our mistakes, we are destined to repeat them. Hope you enjoy the poem and that it brings you some insight. Linda AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS from […]

 Woman and the Fork

Woman and the Fork There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. So as she was getting her things ‘in order,’ she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. She told […]