Things are changing …

Listen to the Music / Playing for Change


Spring.

A time of renewal.
Of change.

Besides the world being turned upside down,
My personal life is changing as well.

I’d been wondering for a while if my time at Home Depot was winding down.
Was it over?
I didn’t know for sure.
What was the right thing to do? Right now?
It’s been 8 years and I can surely stay longer.

But THEN, my wife Rose came to me and said
“I want you to retire.”
That was a pretty direct answer to my question
I had never presented to her.

Other things happened:
My computer blew up.
I re-installed Win 10 and all my other stuff.
Then my monitor failed.
I went out and bought a new one.

my new benq monitor
my new BENQ monitor

It’s beautiful.

Then …
I had been dreaming for a quite a while that I’d like to have a KIA Soul.
I just like that vehicle.
It suits me.
But I never really thought I would ever have one.
Then Rose noticed a great deal on a second-hand Soul.
We went and looked
It was immaculate.
Gorgeous.
Fully loaded – sun roof and everything.
We bought it.
Rose and I aren’t rich. Money wise.
But I’m 72 now.
And I don’t plan and taking anything with me.
I just want to enjoy the last part of this lifetime.

See you there.

 

Spring …

I Can See Clearly Now / Johnny Nash


Spring seemed a long time in coming this year.

It’s always tenuous and uncertain.
As snow may come again.

So when to put in your garden?
But Tulips and Daffodils pay no mind to cold.

Even in the snow they grow.

With an admirable and unfrail hardiness.

No stopping for the joy they bring.
For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

– William Wordsworth