Friday, November 27, 2015

Eating healthy is important for everyone, especially for people with diabetes because the type and amounts of food can have a great impact on your blood glucose (sugar).

I passed the heavy "Cast Only" doors and muted harmony drifted from behind them, voices warming up. In the theater's darkened balcony, I sat down beside my spotlight.

My friend Judi and I discussed plans for our club: delegating, decorating, and, of course, our talks almost always lead to food.

I received the following essay, which was attributed to comedian George Carlin, but it turns out he had nothing to do with the piece.

My voice echoed in my daughter's half-empty room when I called out to Mark, "Yes, I think we've packed everything.

Planning a float for a parade is no small task. My women's club borrowed a 6-by-8 wooden trailer that would be towed by a Suburban.

Simply stated, I haven't learned to say "No." I'm not complaining; I just need to explain that I'm spread as thin as I can be.

The plucky planter on the back of our bathroom commode still makes me feel appreciated. It arrived at our house one morning in early June.

Night sounds intensify as August draws to a close. Though a cooler night air usually means a more comfortable night's sleep, the sounds of singing crickets and katydids always wash me with a bit of melancholy since I associate them with starting back to school.

"You just can't imagine what loneliness is," Dad confessed quietly as he eased his way off our deck that has needed new steps since we moved in (has it really been 13 years?).