Unsolved mysteries…

Another holiday weekend has passed for three senior heathens sharing a gray chilly Ishtar, complete with Spanish mimosas and good food. Seems entirely apropos and it was indeed perfect. Rita did all the cooking… a small spiral-cut ham, au gratin potatoes, asparagus that she roasted just before we sat down, and jalapeño deviled eggs. Kimmers poured Cava & Pomegranate mimosas until the well ran dry, and a mellow time was enjoyed by all. For dessert, I whipped up a lemon cream meringue pie just like Mama used to make, the complete scratch version, a feat I couldn’t have attempted a short three months ago, and it came out right, go me. Sometime late afternoon Rita went home to nap with Jade, my chair tripped me and held me fast for the next couple of hours, and Kim watched the National Canine Agility Show. When you’re not sure what to celebrate, you can’t go wrong with dogs.

Easter strikes me as one of the weirder Christian holidays, what with its origins in ancient pagan rituals, rites of spring, fertility goddesses, bunny-rabbits and all. Hard to gather up all the pieces and make them fit somewhere… so dogs it is, then!

So many pieces/parts left over every time.

******

In my third trimester of living, I have no answers and know only a handful of things for sure:

  • Life is a gift and we’re here to live it
  • If not for the catalysts of profit, greed, and control, humans could find ways to get along
  • If we don’t make life about truth and love we’ve wasted our time here
  • Human communication is a difficult climb, and that’s entirely because of humans
  • 99.9% of us end up being too soon old, too late smart
  • Karma is a bitch only if we are

******

I believe Finneas gets it right, so I’m sharing his exquisite gift of music with you again…

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. murphyvillefarms
    Apr 20, 2022 @ 11:21:03

    No apology needed sweets, just thanks for letting me vent. Working hard on getting better, one minute at a time… 😉

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  2. murphyvillefarms
    Apr 19, 2022 @ 14:10:52

    I appreciate you turning me on to this guy Judes. Listening brought tears here as my neck is seized up & I search for relief. The tears reminded me to take my anti- d. I def need it today. Not going to dr. Don’t need more x-rays, caustic meds that don’t work anyway & more damn bills. I’ll get through it one way or another. Maybe the hot tub, maybe hot towels, maybe more meds… it’s a battle for now. I’ve got to think positive lest I become totally useless & that’s not fair for the big guy I love so dearly. Meanwhile the song is fitting for the battle that rages on. Thanks for the smiles!!

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    • Judy Smith
      Apr 20, 2022 @ 06:41:34

      Leigh, I’m late getting back here to see your comment and I’m SO SORRY! About the neglect, but more so the PAIN. I hope all the therapies will have a good effect very soon. Love you, girl.

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