Aging former ditz, enjoying getting older with playmates provided by my children. Still love to hunt down a good recipe for preserves, even if I'm the only one who will ever enjoy it. Short on time, so have to have fun while the sun's still out.
Went to school with some future very famous people (although no one suspected they'd be famous some day).
Be the best person I can be--I may be the only BIble someone ever sees.
What Gives Me Hope
Saved and heaven-bound (and 5-1/2 grandchildren to love and remember me).
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Ask all the religious institutions to pool their labor, real estate holdings, and financial resources to end homelessness by feeding and housing the homeless while training, finding them work, and helping them find homes.
What/who changed my life and why
Swiss Family Robinson (pre-teen)--it taught me not to despise something just because it seemed old or worthless--there was still a good use for it and it could save your life. Mary/Marie by Eleanor Porter taught me that promises must be made carefully, then kept, no matter how time changes our wishes, or others will be hurt by our capriciousness.