INFURIATION, RAGE, ANGER, AND OTHER BLOOD PRESSURE-RAISING MOODS – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP-Sunday–INFURIATE Ever since Garry said he was sure I was going to have a stroke if I didn't calm down, I have calmed down. Mostly by having all of these rage-filled battles online rather than on the phone. I didn't really think I'd have a stroke, but who knows? Nothing good was going to come … Continue reading INFURIATION, RAGE, ANGER, AND OTHER BLOOD PRESSURE-RAISING MOODS – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S GONNA BE A HELLUVA WEEK – Marilyn & Garry Armstrong

It's going to be a rough week. We are supposed to take a vacation at the end of this week -- visiting friends -- but I need something to get worked out here and make sure we have a house to come home to. I at least need to know what's going on around here … Continue reading IT’S GONNA BE A HELLUVA WEEK – Marilyn & Garry Armstrong

GLADIOLI AT THE MINI-FLORIST – Marilyn Armstrong

Gladioli by the bunch – 9-9-19 I took the camera to the florist today, something I haven't done in a really long time. I discovered they actually sell orchids now and I hinted VERY broadly that I would really, really, REALLY like to have one. So for today's Flowers du jour, it's gladioli. The first … Continue reading GLADIOLI AT THE MINI-FLORIST – Marilyn Armstrong

POLITICS AND RELATIONSHIPS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I recently read an autobiography by the Saturday Night Live actress, Rachel Dratch, called “Girl Walks Into A Bar…” I enjoyed the book, particularly the adjustment of a single 44-year-old woman to motherhood, a committed relationship, and co-parenting. Rachel started a long distance (California to New York) relationship with a lovely guy and after six … Continue reading POLITICS AND RELATIONSHIPS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

PHOTO CHALLENGE: THE MAGENTA ROSES WITH RED AND SCARLET – Marilyn Armstrong

Photo Challenge: The Magenta Rose Oddly enough, I actually took pictures of roses in the floral party of our grocery store. I haven't done that in a really long and I carefully took pictures of all the roses. Pink, white, red ... all of the roses grouped in a cooling bin. They certainly smelled delicious … Continue reading PHOTO CHALLENGE: THE MAGENTA ROSES WITH RED AND SCARLET – Marilyn Armstrong