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Seize The Day

Too many people put off something that brings them joy just because they haven't thought about it, don't have it on their schedule, didn't know it was coming or are too rigid to depart from their routine. 

I got to thinking one day about all those women on the Titanic who passed up dessert at dinner that fateful night in an effort to cut back. From then on, I've tried to be a little more flexible. 

How many women out there will eat at home because their husband didn't suggest going out to dinner until after something had been thawed? Does the word "refrigeration" mean nothing to you? 

How often have your kids dropped in to talk and sat in silence while you watched 'Jeopardy' on television? 

I cannot count the times I called my sister and said, "How about going to lunch in a half hour?" She would gas up and stammer, "I can't. I have clothes on the line. My hair is dirty. I wish I had known yesterday, I had a late breakfast, It looks …

Fitting

Those that know me or anything about my life, know what bs my husband and I endured and put up with when it came to my husbands ex wife, Juanita. She was pretty much the main thorn all throughout our nearly 12 yrs of being together, but early early on in our marriage, in Oct 1996 as a matter of fact, after an argument my husband and I had because of her, we decided that no way on earth we would allow her to come between us again. He always said, "You can't reason with an unreasonable person" and boy was he right on the money when it came to her. One day, I was reading something and happen to come across this poem by Maya Angelou. When I read it, it so fit my situation in regards to his ex. All through my marriage and for several months after my husband died, she tried to bring me down. Yep, she kicked me when I was at the lowest point in my life after my husband died, by writing 4 times on my website that I had at the time, that I killed my husband. Really it was no surpr…