Archive for 2008

More Gratitude

Posted by dianne on Nov 18, 2008 in Blog | 1 comment

Continuing my alphabetical list of things for which I am grateful. e-mail — Really! It simplifies getting in touch with everybody! Family, Friends and Faith — Where would we be without them? Graduations — There is something so inspiring about recognizing those milestones, acknowledging all the work, reflecting on the experiences shared. Humorists — They

Time To Be Thankful

Posted by dianne on Nov 18, 2008 in Blog | No comment

I decided to get a head start on Thanksgiving. There are so many things to be thankful for, I am making a list. In alphabetical order, I am thankful for: The Arboretum — Just a few miles from my home is the Morton Arboretum. It is 1,700 acres more than 4,000 kinds of trees, absolutely

What I have been up to lately

Posted by dianne on Nov 6, 2008 in Blog | No comment

Well, friends, I have spread my wings a little and posted a couple of blogs on the 50-something Mom’s Blog. If you would like to read those posts, look here and here.

Who You Callin’ Old?

Posted by dianne on Oct 26, 2008 in Blog | 2 comments

Last week I told friends of the ignominy of overhearing a stock clerk in the local drugstore alerting another employee that “There’s a little old lady at the counter!” Little old lady!! I was wounded! I’ll admit to being 5 feet tall and I am certainly a lady, but OLD? Well, what wouldn’t I tell

More Favorite Quotations

Posted by dianne on Oct 8, 2008 in Blog | No comment

A friend may well be reckoned a masterpiece of nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Theresa And I just saw this one. I especially like it because of our experience at Lourdes. See A Lesser Miracle at Lourdes. Sometime our light goes out but is