- California, USA
- August 10
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MY RECENT POSTS
- A Cautionary Foray
January 14, 2013 04:02PM
- A Peek at Handmade Houses
February 27, 2012 06:28PM
- "Cant Get Used To Losing You".
September 26, 2012 01:37PM
- Another Year ...Another Life.
August 28, 2012 12:34PM
- Travel Art
August 07, 2012 01:49PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Every step of life is a
journey towards the end. It
inevitable, and so we
April 30, 2013 04:00PM
- “Penguins always make me
April 26, 2013 04:46PM
- “A sad day, yet happy to
still be able to listen
April 26, 2013 04:45PM
- “We went fishing a few
weeks ago...my first time in
after looking at it
April 26, 2013 04:44PM
- “Glad to see your name
here and happy to see/meet
will be fine
April 18, 2013 12:06PM
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Today I had no trouble accessing OS. I'm not even sure why I tried, since so many times before it has led to frustration and ultimately loads of error notices.
Yet, here I am. Perhaps the world is ending afterall, I mean if I don't see this page load as a… Read full post »
This past March the long awaited book (which included photos of my house) was published by Rizzoli International Press with author Richard Olsen. It turned out beautifully, and I have been given permission to share some of the photos with you.
The book is available on Amazon and ot… Read full post »
I just read a blog saying goodbye to Andy Williams. ANDY WILLIAMS?? The first record I bought with my own money was Andy Williams, "Can't Get Used To Losing You".
This just breaks my heart. Read full post »
I am embarking on a new path this week. It is a scary one to be sure. I'm fortunate to have a partner in life who will provide the wind beneath my wings as I try to soar.
As I mentioned before, I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Each day is filled with… Read full post »
Yesterday was our first anniversary. A year ago on an equally beautiful day you drove from Los Angeles and I from Ojai to meet in Ventura for a 4 p.m. appointment. Our wedding. I remember the day as if it were yesterday, and in the scheme of things… Read full post »
Me at age 7 in Athens, Greece.
Being unemployed. These words resonate with me…not like they did when I was a young woman, when life lay before you and jobs were plentiful, especially when you had youth, beauty and common sense to count as skills. Ironically the… Read full post »
... land on you and yours for Christmas and the New Year!
Sheila 2011 Read full post »
What if we imagine our lives as one candle, lit only when we are born, then sheltered from the winds of life until one day the flame just goes out?
Trying to make sense of life and to not waste the one thing we do have, time, is a most difficult… Read full post »
I was putting up some curtains when I happen to look out of the bay window.
Seeing a disturbance in my spa, I strained leaning closer to the window for a better look. Water was moving and yet the waterfall spilling over from the spa had stopped… Read full post »
Do you find throughout your life the emotional side often is left with a big "vacancy"? Are you sometimes feeling like a motel, renting out your heart and/or body to the person who seem to show up at your neediest and you are content to have the vacancy filled… Read full post »
After all these sunsets I find:
1. Life does go on without you.
2. It's harder to care for yourself than someone else.
3. Your mother forgot what day it was.
4. It is possible to love and be loved.
5. Love means always saying you're sorry...and meaning… Read full post »
To the rescue. ©Sheila 2010
You left suddenly
I was left behind alone
He loves leftovers. Read full post »
May 4, 2011
My darling husband Paul,
On this our wedding day I wish to give you a small present I feel is symbolic of many things about you, about us.… Read full post »
Photo by Mel Traxel – © 1978 Mel Traxel
Many of you know the last dance I had on a ship turned out to be the last dance I ever had with my husband. He died some eight months later. I wrote about it here, Save the Last Dance. It/… Read full post »
I left last Wednesday to fly to Jackson Hole, WY. I was going to meet Paul and visit one of his sons and not-so-coincidentally meet the two year old grandson. All went really well, including the on again, off again snow. (Ok there was a bit of drama with… Read full post »