End of Another Month

Yikes, it is almost time for Tom Turkey Day and then Santa Claus will be coming to town.   You know,  lately I have been thinking about asking Santa Claus for a few gifts.  I feel  I have been a good person all year and  it sure would be fun to write down a few things I would like, but then I wonder if Santa would read a list from a Senior?   Perhaps I could tell him  that I do have an AARP card and a AAA card and I could get discounts but don’t you feel it would be a treat at this stage of our lives to receive a few trinkets?  Let’s have fun and start composing our lists!

Well enough foolishness for one night.   Tomorrow beckons with a brand new month.

Enjoy and be safe and don’t forget to smile:))

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The 60,000 Mile Marker

Back in 2004 I purchased a 2001 Toyota Corolla with 37,173 miles on its odometer.  I loved the black interior and leather steering wheel plus the exterior was my favorite shade of red and so I have been driving this wonderful car of mine for the past six years.

On Tuesday of this week on my ride home from volunteering I glanced at the odometer and it read 59999 and it was like WOW!  I am finally going to reach 60,000 miles.  I didn’t want to miss seeing the odometer change and luck was on my side as I was close to home.   I diligently drove with one eye on the road and one watching the odometer and right as I turned the corner to my block the numbers changed.  60,000 miles and for me it was like Bingo!  it has only taken 6 years and seven months for me to drive 22,827 miles.  For some of you reading this it might seem silly but for me it was a fun moment and I laughed as I parked my red 2001 Corolla in my driveway with its magic numbers on the odometer.

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Cranking Up the Air

We are in the midst of a fall heat-wave with bright sunshine and high 80’s for the week ahead.  I don’t think the trick or treat children will mind the nice weather, but it sure doesn’t feel like Fall.  With Thanksgiving only four weeks away, it should be just a bit cooler for the festivities and cooking our turkey with all the fixin’s.    Right now the idea of having a barbecue sounds more like a good fit.

I know I should be happy but just a trifle cooler would be nice. The idea of wearing a nice colorful sweater with jeans sounds inviting  instead of a short sleeve top and capris.

Yet, I know as soon as the thermometer drops a few degrees I will be complaining it is too cold.  We shall wait and see how it goes from hereon in.

Have a nice evening and don’t forget to smile:)

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Weekend is Here

This has been a fun week filled with a nice lunch on Monday with my friend Merrily. We enjoyed filling each others’ ears with our latest news and plans and then made a date for the following month at Jimmy’s restaurant.

Then on Wednesday I visited the Pumpkin Patch with my first grade students as a class Mom. I must admit I felt like a kid again as I rode the school bus with them and then watched them enjoy the bean toss into the cardboard figures of pumpkins and scarecrows.  From my standpoint I would have to say  their favorite part was the face painting of an orange pumpkin on their cheek or hand.  After this, we had our bagged lunch provided by the school  under the trees,  sheltering us from the still warm sun and enjoyed the small pumpkins they gave the children as we boarded the bus back to the school.  We had a good time sharing our thoughts when we returned to the classroom.

Yesterday I met with my student Sophia (if you recall) she is the girl I mentor and she is doing extremely well planning her life’s goals on becoming a Vetenerian.  I remember how difficult it was to be a teenager focused on my studies and also wanting to fit in the social scene, yet Sophia seems to be handling it easily.

Tomorrow being Saturday I will be enjoying  my four hour shift at the gift shop and on  Sunday I will be doing my hour of Power Yoga in the morning and then plan to relax and catch up on my reading the Sunday papers and my shows that I have DVR’d.

So to all of you reading this post, I wish you a fabulous weekend and don’t forget to smile:) Ms Millie

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Fun Time Tomorrow

Once again I get to ride the yellow school bus with sixteen of the cutest first grade children along with Mrs. Julie. We are all looking forward to visiting the Pumpkin Patch and perhaps buying a pumpkin or two.  So many of the children have already picked out their costumes for Halloween and I think I will wear my yellow curly wig tomorrow with my pumpkin orange sweat shirt just to bring some humor to the trip.

Perhaps put on my clown makeup to add to the fun….  My camera is packed and I am ready to shoot some good pictures……..

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