Sometimes it’s Obvious… 31 Days of Observing

31 Days Observing  Sometimes it’s easy to see what is different. Remember this song from Sesame Street? Three of these things belong together Three of these things are kind of the  same Can you guess which one of these doesn’t belong here? ( Sesame Street – One Of These Things (is Not Like The Others) LyricsContinue reading “Sometimes it’s Obvious… 31 Days of Observing”

An Unexpected Day…. 31 Days of Observing….

31 Days Observing  24 hours ago I received a phone call.  It was my oldest daughter calling.  Her phone calls don’t come often and when we do talk, it is always wonderful.  Last night I heard her voice and my heart rested.  I miss talking with her and I cherish each conversation we have. HerContinue reading “An Unexpected Day…. 31 Days of Observing….”

Hidden in the Ordinary…. 31 Days of Observing….

31 Days Observing  I don’t think I have consistently written a post for longer than five days straight.  I have tried to write daily, but usually after about five days I lose momentum and it takes me a few days of not writing to start-up again.   This challenge is becoming that, a challenge. This morningContinue reading “Hidden in the Ordinary…. 31 Days of Observing….”

Visiting… 31 Days of Observing…

31 Days Observing  We left Japan when I was 25 years old.  It had been my home since I was 21.   When hubby and I were transferred to Japan, I thought it would never feel like home.  I was so wrong.  The time we spent there was wonderful.  It was life changing and those yearsContinue reading “Visiting… 31 Days of Observing…”

Everyone Loves a Parade…. 31 Days of Observing…

31 Days Observing  I remember the parades when I was young.  There was the high school band with the majorettes, the Shriners on their little cars, the bagpipe bands and clowns throwing candy to the crowd gathered along the street.  There were balloons and excitement and it was fun.  I love parades!  I love theContinue reading “Everyone Loves a Parade…. 31 Days of Observing…”

Doubt…. 31 Days of Observation….

31 Days Observing  I doubt it…. No doubt about it… She was having doubts…..  The ways to use this word could go on and on. Today at church we heard about doubts.  How we should have faith to believe and not doubt. It occurred to me that I didn’t know the exact definition of doubt.  WeContinue reading “Doubt…. 31 Days of Observation….”

A Confidant… 31 Days of Observing

31 Days Observing  My first task each morning is walking our dog.  It gets me into the fresh air and I am moving and both are good things to do.  This morning, I started my morning a bit late, it was wonderful. As I was heading back to the house my cell phone rang.  ItContinue reading “A Confidant… 31 Days of Observing”

Conversation with Nature… 31 Days of Observing

31 Days Observing  This morning heading out the door to walk my dog Shugo, I stepped onto the porch and felt the heat of the sun.  Groaning to whoever or whatever was listening I complained about the heat. I have been known to talk to myself and to carry on conversations with myself, and thisContinue reading “Conversation with Nature… 31 Days of Observing”

On Observing Me…. 31 Days

31 Days Observing  Yesterday, knowing I was going to attempt this challenge, I started to go about my day looking for things to blog about.  I figured I would notice what was around me and see if anything hit me in the face. This was when I decided, that instead of noticing, I would seeContinue reading “On Observing Me…. 31 Days”

On Observing…

31 Days Observing    The past couple days a couple of the blogs I follow have started a challenge.  The challenge is for 31 Days of Noticing  from This is the first challenge I am participating in and it may be clunky… it may not even work, but I am going to give itContinue reading “On Observing…”