Inspiration in Age

This week’s photo challenge asks for inspiration. I need not look further than my mother. Her birthday is this Thursday, August 6th. On that day, she will turn 96. Ninety-six years of inspiration. Mom inspires me to keep going. To drink an adult refreshment whenever I’m in the mood. To┬ábe feisty and vocal when someone serves crappy food. To go dancing. To stop and notice the colors of the rainbow and the green of the trees. To always be kindRead more

The Melange Report: Two Birds

Birds are the most popular group in the animal kingdom. We feed them and tame them and think we know them. And yet they inhabit a world which is really rather mysterious. ~David Attenborough~ In an effort to save time and feed two birds with one worm, I present to you a non-mysterious update on mom and my sugar addiction. Update #1 Mom is awesome. After suffering a TIA last week Tuesday, she was bright, chatty and extremely alert whenRead more