By Dorothy Wilhelm NOTE: I HEAR FROM MANY READERS ASKING ME TO RECALL “NORMAL TIMES.” SO LET’S JUST STEP BACK A FEW MONTHS WHEN WE KNEW WHAT “NORMAL” MEANT - FOR A LITTLE SELF HELP. “There are no self-help books in this library!” A glance at the neatly organized shelves at our local Senior Activity Center told me the library volunteer was right. There were lots … [Read more...] about See-through Situation Not Covered By Self-help Books
JUNE 13, 2020 BY DOROTHY WILHELM It was 66 years ago last June that my husband-to-be sold his 1942 Chevrolet to put an engagement ring on my finger. The ring had what I thought was an incredibly huge diamond — almost a quarter of a karat, a guarantee of prosperous times to come. Deliriously happy, I said to my father. “How do I keep my ring looking sparkly for years and … [Read more...] about CHAPTER TWO: I’VE GOT PLENTY OF ADVICE AND I AM GOING TO GIVE IT RIGHT NOW!!
Just think - a year ago I was getting ready to launch my book Catch The Christmas Spirit, and now we'r getting ready for two months of signing of Better Every Day. In actual fact, everyone probably needs both. Find out why I love Ferris Wheels better than anything. Oh, on November 6 I'll be signing at the Lakewood Barnes and Noble. Ferris Wheel Here's a look at how … [Read more...] about BETTER EVERY DAY LAUNCHES NOVEMBER 6
The Countdown has begun. I'm so excited. My slender Christmas book will be available on December 1. This is a limited release. What that means is that for 2014 the first run is available to only 100 of my readers and friends. The full release will come at Christmas of 2015. So don't miss out. Make your reservation now at www.itsnevertoolate.com/ Ho. Ho. Ho. … [Read more...] about Catch The Christmas Spirit And Keep It All Year Long!
http://budurl.com/HappybirthdayUSA Happy Birthday to George M. Cohan (composer of You’re A Grand Old Flag) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxZvDTnhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxZvDTnlvKMlvKM Cohan always claimed to be born on the 4th July. He was not. He always said he thought the flags and fireworks were to celebrate his birthday but George M. Cohan was actually … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to George M. Cohan; Happy Birthday to us!
THURSDAY, JUNE 26 – CHOCOLATE PUDDING DAY Think of all the wonderful things you can do with chocolate pudding: • You can finger paint, • Use chocolate pudding to dye fabrics Use Jello chocolate pudding for an homage to Bill Cosby • My Aunt Vi was a professional wrestler, and used to wrestle in chocolate pudding. Fifty years ago, there was no … [Read more...] about CELEBRATE TODAY! JUNE 26, 2014 – IT’S CHOCOLATE PUDDING DAY!
On June 24 1997, the US Air Force issued its famous report “Roswell-Case closed!” saying that there were not there were not and had never been flying saucers or alien aircraft as had been reported in June of 1947, fifty years earlier. Today is the anniversary of that No Aliens Here - Nope report - and I say they're wrong. In 1950 I worked in a Civil Defense aircraft spotting … [Read more...] about Celebrate Today – June 24, 2014 No Aliens Here – Nope
Here’s a day to get excited about. Today, Monday June 23, 2014 is officially the day to Keep Calm. Today is Let It Go Day. If you’ve been worrying, fretting, or regretting, this is the day to let it go and move on. Are you a person who says "Oh, I try but I just can't let go." Try these ideas: 1) Write your worries or regrets all down, preferably on very thin … [Read more...] about Celebrate Today! Monday, June 23 is Let It Go Day
Garfield The Cat Day According to Days of the Year, Garfield the Cat day is celebrated annually on June 19. Garfield was famously created by cartoonist Jim Davis and first appeared in a cartoon strip on the 19th of June 1978. Topical subjects focused on are: obsessive eating, love for lasagne and a distaste of Mondays with Garfield taking our place dealing with these … [Read more...] about Celebrate Today! June 19 is Garfield the Cat Day
Celebrate Today! Monday June 16 is Fresh Veggies Day and Fudge Day. You can put those together anyway you want. Hardly anybody gets enough fresh veggies, and you can’t get enough fudge so probably the best way to handle it is to make a green smoothie, using lots of veggies and a piece of fudge or two, whirr it a bit and that’s got to be healthy. I recently unboxed the … [Read more...] about Celebrate Today! Fresh Veggies and Eat Your Fudge Day