Archive | November 2011

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when my heart first broke…….

so so long ago now, my song was stilled.  Before this terrible loss, music and singing followed me everywhere ( and was largely instigated by me. ) Anywhere, everywhere. At a party I would haul up an acoustic guitar and burst into song and stop a room and thought nothing about handing the guitar around.  […]

My guilty little secret!!!!!

Here in Aus, they have reruns of JAG which screen at 1pm each day.  I have discovered that the show which is run at 1pm, is rerun at 6am. Goodie!! So now you know. I go for my morning walk at 5am and I am sitting waiting for JAG to screen at 6am.  What a […]

Thanksgiving – Not an Aussie Tradition, but I am grateful.

In Australia, thanksgiving is not a “native” feast.  Not for us tales of winter, Indians, corn and gratitude.  Our historical and current survival stories figure around horrific storms and floods, and bushfires. So, in the spirit of thanksgiving and thankfulness, I have much to be thankful for. AJ.  My 9 year old grandson returns to […]

Cisco & Dione’s Civil Wedding

Cisco & Dione Civil Ceremony

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. ~Faith Baldwin

This time last year who would have guessed at or known the journey we have taken.  So so much has and is happening. You can avoid having ulcers by adapting to the situation:  If you fall in the mud puddle, check your pockets for fish.  ~Author Unknown Today I witness a wedding of one of […]

The perfect formal dress……from Princess Polly

Two 5 hour shopping days and a small slice of three hours in the middle of a workday…….end to end, shop to shop in one shopping center and from one end of Town to the other and rack after rack after rack of formal dresses for a first formal…. Then she mentioned Princess Polly.   Westfield […]

Panic Pending

…so much too do, so much lurking in the wings peeking out and nudging me every time I stop still for two minutes to breathe ( just breathe) A formal. A first, a partner after a mini panic.  For this one we had the dress and shoes before the invite came. Phew.  It all worked […]