The O’Garas live in Florida and it is hot. Not just hot but humid and hot. It’s like living in a sauna. What did people do before AC? Thank you Mr Willis Carrier. What do you do to stay cool? Are you one of the lucky humans who live in a constant temperate climate? Anyway,…… Continue reading It’s Hot
Your disposition is a personal choice. When you wake up feeling bad, you can choose to push that attitude onto others or you can choose to be happy. You can decide to be in a better mood or hang on to that bad one all day. If someone bumps into you by mistake, you can…… Continue reading Day 100
In 1979 my mom and dad got divorced. Mom and I moved back to Florida from Texas. Florida is home to me. It is home to my mom and it was home to my dad. My dad never left Texas. He married my step mother there. My oldest daughter left Florida for Texas. She says…… Continue reading Day 79
March is a sneaky month. You think it’s all sun and spring time. Next thing you know you’re searching the closet for the sweater you thought you didn’t need. I love March. Where is that sweater?
How’s the weather where you are? It’s dark, misty and gloomy which is rare for Florida. It’s true that the weather affects your mood. When it is raining or gloomy I mostly want to stay in and read. Today it’s soup and books. I’m at the library of course. What is your favorite rainy day…… Continue reading Day 11
Walk in to 2021 with a clear plan. Do not carry with you any resentment or pain of the past. If you owe me, forget it, we’re square. I never loan, only give and don’t expect a repayment. If you wronged me, I forgave you already. If you’re angry with me, I’ve let it go.…… Continue reading Here Comes a New Begining
I am from everywhere and no where. I spent a quarter of my life in Texas, a quarter of my life in England and half of my life in Florida. I also consider myself fairly well traveled. When someone asks me where I am from mostly I say Florida since it feels most like home.…… Continue reading Where Are you From?
Floridians like winter with a just couple of cold days and lots of sun. They don’t own heavy coats or boots. They drink hot cocoa and coffee all year even in the heat of Summer. They have fireplaces that burn and stop with a push of a button. They like the idea of snow but…… Continue reading Winter From Florida
It’s Halloween, blue moon, full moon and clocks fall back an hour in Florida. I’m not into pretend scary stuff. Life has taught me that there is enough real evil in the world. Be watchful and smart about the fun you have tonight. Don’t invite evil into your space.
Hurricanes are a fact of life in Florida. I’m used to it. So many humans ask me, “Why live there?” I live here because it’s home and the storms are not an every day occurrence. Storms remind us that rough times come but they also move on leaving the sunshine that follows. Wait for the…… Continue reading Sunshine after the Storm