I know, It's been ages since I've written; but I really have been busy with life.
When we moved to the "space coast" 8 years ago, I really didn't like the change. Of course I don't like change, anyway. It took me a while to realize that I was experiencing age prejudice when applying for work. I never realized that I was "over the hill" in my 50's, what a shock.
What I have learned from these years is patience, and to slow down. As an energetic, self-starting person, this was very difficult. I do think I have slowed down considerably, now. A car accident, and resulting treatment were major contributing factors.
You have to take the good with the bad, this is life. I am blessed because things could have been much worse for me. I have good people on my side and I am thankful for that. I have good health and love in my life. I have great family and friends.
So, as I leave Florida for the most part, and move on; I head toward another chapter in my life. As the GEN-X's like to say, it's all good!
Here is a poem from the up and coming book, A Redhead Looks At 60!
Don’t Desert Yourself
Oh yea though I keep walking through
The desert of my past
Criticizing what went wrong
And if only I hadn’t said or done that
We can’t go back and fix these events
They are carved in stone
All we can repair Is our attitude toward ourselves
And move on
We need to give
Our inner children
Some tough love
And encourage them to grow up and out of the past
And into the now. Carpe Deum!
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