Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

I'm me - nothing unusual, just me. Widowed, 2 grown children who are my best friends, 1 dog, retired, loving being retired. I am woman, I am strong.

Share Your World – 4/22/19

Melanie has challenged us one more time with thought-provoking questions, which I’ll attempt to answer before going outside to attack the spring yard cleanup chores. Was the last thing you read digital or print? Digital. Whether the question refers to a … Continue reading

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Share Your World – 4/16/19

It’s a lovely spring-like morning – some clouds in the sky but not enough to hide the glorious bright sunshine, daffodils beginning to bloom, peonies thrusting their new stems upward with a promise of future blooms, birds and critters returning … Continue reading

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Privilege and Fractures

Privilege is defined as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group”. As a white-skinned man, you have always been granted the privilege to “sit at the counter”, drink from a water … Continue reading

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Share Your World – 4/10/19

It’s a sunny morning – cold, but after days of rain, the sunshine is more than welcome. My list of things to do today is light, so I thought it would be a good time to share some more of … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Finale

Our last adventure for this trip was the drive to Lincoln City for a beach fix, and to go to one of the series of Illusionist acts at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. The beach was first, of course, and … Continue reading

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Spring Break – Episode One

Following my visit to Santa Barbara to visit Gep, I went to Beaverton to spend their Spring Break with Kat and her friend. I traveled up on Amtrak, venturing through the Willamette National Forest. Kat picked me up at Union … Continue reading

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Share Your World – 4/2/19

I’m home again, after spending ten days in northern Oregon with my daughter for her spring break. I’m home and doing the usual – avoiding things like folding laundry and putting it away, emptying the dishwasher – the things the … Continue reading

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