A New Year– A Day At A Time

FEBRUARY 20, 2019…

(Journey with me through my new birthday year as we “keep on, keepin’ on,” day at a time.)

I am seventy-six today.

How did that happen?

FEBRUARY 21, 2019…

Birthday cards pouring in.

Still giggling at the sympathy card.

FEBRUARY 22, 2019…

My brother has been hospitalized for weeks.

Makes my heart hurt.

FEBRUARY 23, 2019…

My granddad, a carpenter, was born on this day in 1894.

He helped me purchase my first “single Mom” home.

FEBRUARY 24, 2019

Saw a turtle snoozing in the tall grass.

Do you think turtles dream?

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Some leaders are born women.

They are now running for president.

FEBRUARY 26, 2019

My granddaughter got braces recently.

She’s excited she looks like all her friends.

FEBRUARY 27, 2019

The robins are back.

Who told them it was time to return?

FEBRUARY 28, 2019

I have to deal with people today.

Send chocolate!

SHARON CANFIELD DORSEY has published four children’s books: Herman the Hermit Crab and the Mystery of the Big, Black, Shiny Thing; Revolt of the Teacups; Buddy and Ballerina Save the Library; and Buddy the Bookworm Rescues the Doomed Books; two books of poetry, Tapestry; and Captured Moments; and a memoir, Daughter of the Mountains.

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