Monthly Archives: October 2010

Winter Reading List

One thing I love about winter, more time to read. This is my third winter reading the classics. This winter, I’m reading classics I’ve never read before. This is the first on my list. And I can’t wait to read … Continue reading

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Optimist or Pessimist?

Think of me as a carrier. Optimism I am an optimist. At times too much so but, fortunately, I have people in my life that keep me balanced. I like being an optimist. Those in my sphere of influence like … Continue reading

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My Favorite Photo of Me

Dec. 21, 2008, what a day!   This picture was taken Dec. 21, 2008, my daughter Amanda’s wedding day. In addition me are Amanda and her husband Wayne, and my husband Dale. Prior to this, I had lost 11 pounds … Continue reading

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If I Could Invent Anything

What a world this would be, free of Stupidity. Stupidity 2 I’d invent a Wisdom Wand. Kind of like the wands used by Disney’s fairies. I’d flash this Wisdom Wand at people who begin to make stupid, offensive or otherwise … Continue reading

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What I’d Do With a Million Dollars

Give me the chance, please! day in the life: lunch money If I had a million dollars I'd pay off the mortgage; donate to my favorite charities, church and Sasha's orphanage in Russia; buy new vehicles for Dale, me and … Continue reading

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How I’ll Remember 10/10/10

Great weather, great friends, great day. My pregnant wife 10/10/10 was memorable. My oldest daughter, Angie, and I threw a baby shower for my middle daughter, Amanda. The weather was beautiful, the company was great. It was a once in … Continue reading

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My Ultimate Keepsakes

Assuming the pets and people are out of my burning house there's only two things I'd save. My Bible I’ve owned the same Bible for 12 years – my mom gave it to me – and I have notes and … Continue reading

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Me, Neighborly?

Crowd eating free barbeque dinner at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair (LOC) Hmmm. You be the judge. Do I bring cookies and baked goods to my neighbors? Only to the youngin’s, Kim and Kris. Did I wake up one … Continue reading

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My Greatest Achievement

It may be a little achievement, but to me it was a dream fulfilled. It happened later than I planned and with more accompanying me on the journey than expected, but I did it. Dr. Robert Goddard at Clark University … Continue reading

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A Voyage to the Moon

As much as I like to fly, I'll enjoy the moon from earth. Mickey at Disney World Head of NASA: "Ms. Tewksbury, you've been offered an exciting, all expenses paid, free trip to the moon? What do you have to … Continue reading

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