Hope you all have a trippy Easter!
As you can see, we have a hippy bunny. I found him on top of a card rack in a gift shop. Could not resist. My kind of guy.
It's not really Easter yet. That's tomorrow, but it will take me that long to finish this post. I'm mentally constipated. So I'll just ramble on and tell you about my day. Try not to yawn... but if you do, I have no room to complain.
Got up and walked. I need new shoes badly. So my dogs are barking and will until pay day. I refuse to stop walking. Where else can I get legal endorphins to make me giggle? That's my favorite part of walking... ah, the high.
This photo was taken outside my library in my window box that is in dire need of weeding and new paint. Some repair wouldn't hurt. All the rest of the photos are taken there. We had an egg hunt for our K-4th yesterday. They had a blast. I love to hear kids laughing.
The kindergarten and first grade planted my window box, which is huge. I liked the colors in these photos and the contrast with the concrete where it has shed it's paint. Some of the paint has been faded by the sun. I also liked the odd angles of them. I am a completely accidental photographer. I take a lot of shots and the ones that don't get trashed are okay. I have zero talent. But am okay with that.
The first tulip opened up. I love the color. Once I found a wallet with about $375.00 in it and a pound of plastic. I found the man's number in the phone book and told him I had it. He came in and thanked me and thanked me. When he tried to give me a reward, I refused. The next day he sent me a dozen roses this color. The tulips remind me of him, how nice he was and how good it feels to do the right thing.
After walking, the boy's dad needed some help, so I went there... even though I had 3 emails I wanted to open and read. They had to wait. After I helped him out, he paid for breakfast. That was nice. But the mocha he got me afterward was way better. I require caffeine. I have not had enough today. Is there enough?
Last night Squeaky was using the bottom of his shoe like a puppet to tell us he needed new ones.
The dad came up with some money to get the boy shoes. So I rushed home after dropping the dad off, opened my email at last and then took the boy to the town to the left for shoes. It was a quick trip. I was ready to write. I even had a few ideas that no longer exist.
When I got here, a friend dropped by. Normally I do not have friends here. I live in your basic house in a box mobile home. It is old. I am a bit of a hermit, even though I love people and talking. This is my sanctuary and I don't like others in it. Weird huh?
So this friend has problems. He's young, about 30. He developed an infection in his brain and they had to remove parts of it. He has trouble with speech. Simple conversation is difficult for him. It may take 3- 5 minutes for him to come up with a word and it's all I can do to keep from shouting out words in a panic to help him find his word. Today I shamefully fell asleep while he was talking to me. I feel really bad about it.
I didn't sleep well last night. That is a problem I have. I have lots of little problems. But on the scale of life, I must say, it weighs heavier on the happy side. It has not always been that way. I have things to be thankful for and I know plenty of folk who have it much worse off than I do. Troubles come but they also go. All it takes is time.
Today my hope for everyone is that we can all see our troubles for their true size, and keep them in perspective. Chances are no matter how large our troubles seem to us, there is someone out there with a trouble that can top it. So enjoy your holiday, if you celebrate it or not and as always, share it with people you love.
Here is a blog I found that I thought was a hoot!
Super-Duper Amazingly Fantastic Friday, All Sins Forgiven Or Your Money Back Take a good sense of humor with you. If you don't like religious irreverence, forget it. The opening "free" poem comes from here: http://www.theholidayspot.com Credit where it's due.
In the posts below a strange thing began... it is not intended to offend anyone and I sincerely hope it does not offend followers of the Pope. It's all in fun. : )
deadwood be done
1 year ago