My mother-in-law is fading away. She's 95, the youngest daughter of sharecroppers in Madison, FL. She married the love of her life, Bennie and together they built a strong and gifted family.
He was from Jacksonville, FL and retired as an Army major following WWII. He then spent most of his life working for the Federal government. He was denied entrance to William & Mary when he embarked on his Masters Degree, but soldiered on and completed it at another institution. When our daughter
I've been up to my eyeballs in monster costumes today. Both of the grandkids want to be monsters and it's GiGi's time to shine! I'm not sure that Emma knows what a monster is, but if big brother says that's what they're wearing she'll go along.
The fun has been redesigning dinosaur patterns to be monsters. Jackson decreed that he will be blue with yellow spots and Emma will be pink with purple spots. Both have to have tails, horns and claws. They will be fearsome!
Having just passed my 40th. Anniversary in the optical business, I made the remark that I should have another 10 good years left to make it to 50 years in.
And then, I get what happened last week. I interviewed for a job that is about 5 minutes from my house. I currently work almost an hour away. I wasn't actually looking for the job, but a friend who works there told the OD/owner about me and he called and asked if I wanted to sit and talk about running his optical. Hey, why not!
The Blue Angels are here for the weekend and since we're so close to NAS Oceana they've been entertaining us now and then.
Bella and I are cleaning out my optical junk in preparation for another busy week. She's not real sure about that big black trash bag that is making lots of noise. I think it's the sound of progress!
Keith's photographing a house and possibly visiting his "friends" at Costco. Ben's at his real estate class. All is good in my little world today.
I stayed up late last night to watch Casablanca and Gaslight on TCM to relax from the week's stresses. This morning, I had my tea and a breakfast sandwich, saw my husband off to show some houses and my son to the nearest beach to do some reading. So, it's just me and Bella, our son's mini-Dachshund in a very quiet house.
Nearly 3 weeks ago I posted information on a new product from the lab I represent. My intent was to add another tool in the Opticians tool box. Nothing more, nothing