Monday, June 9, 2014

Monday Morning

Just some random thoughts no doubt brought on by being out in the sun too long (sat in the garden pulling weeds).

ª  Being happy with your age, do you mind getting older, what was your favorite age.  I'm pretty happy with my age though I'm older than dirt.  I couldn't wait to grow up when I was a teenager, said I couldn't wait to be grown so no one could boss me around ----isn't that a hoot.  The only age I hated being was 30, hated it, wouldn't celebrate my birthday, told everyone not to give me any gifts.  How silly!!!!  Now I celebrate my birthday for a week and encourage everyone and the cat to send cards.

ª Reading the newspaper, following the news, ignoring it all.  I don't read a paper, look at the headlines online, but seldomly follow up on them unless they're amusing or have to do with archeology, only watch enough of the local news to catch the weather.  I'm happy in my ignorance.

ª  Music, what kind, when, why?  When I was young I always had the radio on, I own a number of CD's, but seldomly play them, I find I only listen to music when I exercise and it does get me moving.  My little mp3 is full of a very eclectic collection of music, Kinks, Stones, U2, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Police, Queen, Meatloaf, Bob Dylan, Lorena McKennitt,  Bonnie Tyler, Journey and much more.

ª  Summer meals, how to find food fit for the heat.  Try to eat lighter, lots of chicken and salads, grilled meats instead of heating up the kitchen, I've become addicted to Jello, it's like I'm a kid again, tortillas, shrimp.  Lettuce in the garden is going strong so it'll definitely be a salad day.

I think I've cooled my brain off, time for piano practice.


  1. You're right ice cream, every

  2. Gosh I've got a lot of posts to catch up on! Must read back a little....
    I'm happy with who I am now, mostly, but I absolutely hate that every day I'm a day older - I want to stay the same, maybe late 30's was the best (health and fitness wise)

  3. Lots of great thoughts. Might steal the idea for my Facebook page. Which reminds me, are you on Facebook?

    Anyway, yes, getting older. I don't mind getting older I just wish I was healthy enough to enjoy having my kids out of the house and do what I want. Because I can't. I have constant migraines. I just hope they will get better at some point.

    Newspapers. What are newspapers? ;-) Since we moved to the Netherlands, we don't have a regular newspaper, we just watch the news on TV and read a lot online.

    Music? Can't live without it. I like quite a few of the artists you mentioned but I don't even know a lot of them, they must not be famous over here.

    Ice cream? Yes, please. Again, I have one wish there. As I'm lactose intolerant, I wish there were more options of lactose free flavours, mostly it's just fruit ones. Don't get me wrong, I love fruit ice cream. But I miss my chocolate.

    Have a great day,
    Marianne from Let's Read

    And if you'd like to find me on facebook, here is my link.


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