Have You Heard About Doggie Weight Watchers?


If you are a regular reader of my blog, you probably remember I am losing weight with Weight Watchers. To date, I have dropped 21.6 pounds. Joining Weight Watchers on March 3, 2011, it has been a slow process. Things were going well after one of my closest friends joined WW and we compared weightContinue reading “Have You Heard About Doggie Weight Watchers?”

Goodbye Vietnam a Video Well Worth Watching


This morning while reading overnight e-mails, I read one I would probably delete. The title intrigued me, a simple “Goodbye Vietnam.” Curiosity got the best of me, so I opened and read. Just a brief, “hope you will listen.” And so, I clicked: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=ASETse4oNlI&feature=youtube_gdata_player This video is written by a war hero. It is aContinue reading “Goodbye Vietnam a Video Well Worth Watching”

Segregation in the South in the Twenty-First Century


If you read my post on a regular basis, you must know I am a feminist who believes in the rights of all humans, regardless of race, color, religion or whatever. Last Friday  I had a situation occur that truly ruffled my feathers. My husband and I were standing in line for dinner at aContinue reading “Segregation in the South in the Twenty-First Century”

August 16, 1977 – The Day We Lost “Elvis the King”


Somehow, I totally lost my story about “The Day We Lost “Elvis the King,” so I shall try to re-write this. For those thinking I’ve lost my mind, I haven’t — it was a ‘computer glitch!’ Thirty-four years ago, America and the world mourned when the death of Elvis Presley was announced. 1977 was aContinue reading “August 16, 1977 – The Day We Lost “Elvis the King””

America Mourns the Loss of Navy Seals and Troops


While writing the newsletter this month for the local VFW, my heart is breaking for all the troops lost during this timeframe, especially on Saturday, August 6, 2011 in the fighting in Afghanistan. Details are still sketchy; reportedly, 22 Navy Seals have been lost, nevertheless, as a former military wife, I await the news, curiousContinue reading “America Mourns the Loss of Navy Seals and Troops”

Update on Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital!


Early this morning, my husband went to Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital E-R, diagnosis of a most painful and infected ingrown toenail. Lately, it appears he is having trouble with his feet, probably a side effect and symptom of Diabetes. If you read my blog regularly you probably recall how furious I was a fewContinue reading “Update on Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital!”

Dead Fish Along the Shores of Sullivan’s Island, SC


Today, I drove to the beach, ready for a relaxing day. I suppose it just wasn’t meant to be! Entering the Station 27 walkway, I turned left, only to discover a pile of dead fish along the shore! The closer I got, the more I discovered, including little fish, I suppose they were minnows? IContinue reading “Dead Fish Along the Shores of Sullivan’s Island, SC”

A New Role Model for Women — Gabby Giffords!


When I heard the news that Gabby Giffords was in Washington to vote, I took a deep breath, thankful that she is improving every day and oh so thankful that she is still a strong woman!  Her recovery since the shooting has truly been amazing! Women such as Gabby are rare.  My desire has alwaysContinue reading “A New Role Model for Women — Gabby Giffords!”