Health & Wellness

On My Heart (A Series)… Round Two.

by B. Diane White,
Health & Wellness

On My Heart (A Series)… &%*^$!!

by B. Diane White,
Observations and Musings

On Turning 60 Part II (Looking for Ancestors, Finding Self) …

by B. Diane White,
Family

On Turning 60 Part I…

by B. Diane White,
Health & Wellness

On My Heart (A Series)… 6 Month Surge-A-Versary

by B. Diane White,
About Me - An introduction

On Being a Person in a Meat Suit…

by B. Diane White,
Observations and Musings

On Labels and Trying to be Good…

by B. Diane White,
Health & Wellness

On the Permanence of … Everything…?

by B. Diane White,
Health & Wellness

On Keanu, Buddhism and Pigeons in Protest…

by B. Diane White,
Observations and Musings

On Days That End in Y…

by B. Diane White,

The Late Great Grandpa Harvie

One hero from my childhood was my maternal grandfather, Harvie Montgomery. I flat out adored him. That is him and me in the picture, dated 1967. It must have been Easter or something, because he is not wearing overalls and I appear reasonably clean. Grandpa was a simple man. He and Grandma Exie didn’t own much; just a tiny house[…]

A Tribute to My Heart Dog, Sean

I wrote the following tribute February 10, 2014, to my beloved “heart dog” Sean on his 12th birthday. He was slowing down and greying around his temples, and I knew our time together was growing shorter. Old hands, human and canine, 50 and 12. Today, the love of my life turned 12. As the alarm sounded this morning, he did[…]

You Can’t Fix Stupid?

I was taking my sunrise walk this morning when a truck drove by with a bumper sticker that read “You can’t fix stupid.” This a primarily southern expression, popularized by comedian, Ron White. The phrase is printed on t-shirts, memes and, of course, bumper stickers. It is a get-out-of-jail-free card for those tasked with teaching someone not ready or willing[…]

Stuck in the Middle

I am a recovering middle child. I have the double whammy of birth orders. I was born the middle child of a brood of five, but also the middle girl. I spent a great deal of my time trying to be noticed or being so very good that I would be, if not noticed, at least appreciated. Born and raised[…]

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