END OF THE AUTUMN - ANOTHER YEAR PASSES It's the last day of October and most of the trees are bare. It has been raining all week and last night's wind and rain finally finished off the trees. So, in this vintage version of the old Inn around the corner, we say gooodbye and hope … Continue reading FAREWELL OCTOBER – Marilyn Armstrong
With shock and grief, I hear the wailing of betrayed youth. They have made the awfulest Big Discovery. Life is unfair. You work hard, perform brilliantly yet wind up bruised and forgotten. Then again, you might find yourself famous, rich, and covered with honors. It's not cause and effect, though we like to think it … Continue reading WHO SAID LIFE IS FAIR? – Marilyn Armstrong
I was sure that the damage to my heart was related to the drugs they gave me for cancer which had been dealt with just four years earlier. Tonight, on CBS News, they are finding a direct link between breast cancer and cardiomyopathy. The wrong chemo, an incorrect amount of radiation, the wrong drugs and … Continue reading WHOLE BODY HEALTH: I KNEW IT! – Marilyn Armstrong
Share Your World - and a Happy Halloween! Questions: Where’s the line between respectful disagreement and being downright mean (bullying) to someone? There's no official line, but I think you know it when you hear it. Would you prefer to live in a world where alcohol was free or where politicians were honest? Aw, c'mon. … Continue reading SHARING MY WORLD – OCTOBER’S END AND WINTER BEGINS – Marilyn Armstrong
Gazing out of her bedroom window, she nothing that each feeder had two or three squirrels clinging to it and there were more of them on the deck and on the railing. "This," she said to herself, "Is ridiculous. How many of them ARE there?" She opened the window and yelled out the window, but … Continue reading MASSED SQUIRRELS ATTACK RURAL HOME SLAUGHTERING RETIREE – Marilyn Armstrong
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Green Memories of summertime along the river. And now that autumn is ending, the next color will be white!
The handsome guy who sits at the main newsdesk on your television newscast is more than a guy who just sits and reads. He delivers the script, knows when to pass the baton to a reporter, live or on tape. In the old days, he was the "anchorman" because no one could imagine a woman … Continue reading NEWS ANCHORING: LOOKING INSIDE – Garry Armstrong