Act.Plan.Dream. (Today, in no particular order).

The concept of rest, I think, is the mental jump in the kaleidoscope of fallen leaves..

Awaken the Story

In the midst of the troublesome world and a whole negative list of my own, at fifty-seven I am romanticizing my own corner of the world. As I awaken, I realize I have created a storybook life. Throughout all the ups and downs, here was my life.

Embracing a Quick Peck of Summer

Well, true to the change of seasons, I have stories of my own transitions to tell…from the lightest moments of shopping trips…

“Easy girl. Easy.”

March 16, 2022 The news reporting and the replies from Ukrainians have caused me to marvel at the field of linguistics. I’m sure there is some selection to find English-speaking individuals. Their abilities re-ignite my vow to learn another language and to actually try out those abilities with travel! From last time, I wrote aboutContinue reading ““Easy girl. Easy.””

2022 Begins with a Bill

January 26, 2022 https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/4 As I drove, I had been entertaining my mind with designs of ear buds and headphones, wondering about styles and sound quality and ear health. You know, substantial thoughts like that.. Three miles away from my destination, I drove under the overpasses. A January midday, below zero but a sunny dayContinue reading “2022 Begins with a Bill”

Not to wait.

I stuffed a change of top and fresh underwear into a plastic shopping bag, dressed into my new surfing-style swimsuit then went to the pool. No, I wasn’t going to look for my gym bag. And no, I wasn’t waiting for the new year…

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a very merry Christmas! Love, Stephanie

Well, a Half Year Later..

That wonderful Great Lake reminded me of times I had studied with abandon. That mindset was decades ago but it wrapped me into the warmth of a hug from an old friend…”hello, it’s me..”

Labor Day Saturday

As I dress and prepare for a late afternoon family wedding, I pause to choose my hat – today is the Running of the Roses!