Thursday, February 9, 2017

Radio Silence

Well folks, it's been a while since I've written anything here.  As I sit down to break my dry spell I'm noticing some things.

~ My internet connection is acting s-l-o-w and I'm wondering if I can be patient enough to continue this post while the letters on the screen catch up to my typing.

~Next to me is a book that seemed to show up out of no where.  Jane Eyre.  Then I remembered that I read that about 4 years ago.  I also remember breathing a sigh of relief at a PTA meeting when we went around the room and had to answer the question, "Did you read any good books this summer?" I was so glad I didn't have to respond with Bear Snores On.

~I'm sitting in my living room feeling blessed as I look at our "new" piano, given to us by my mother in law.  Oh, the history behind this 100+ year old grand.  She reminded me that it was on my second date with Bill on Christmas Eve that I first "met" this piano, along with his entire family as they sang carols around it.

~We had a snow day today.  Matthew was supposed to make his First Reconciliation tonight but early in the day the phone rang.  It was an automated call from the Director of Religious Education cancelling.  I was upstairs when the voicemail came across the machine.  As the call ended, all I could hear was Matthew running around downstairs wooo-hoooing his way from room to room. To say he was thrilled is an understatement.

~Two things I think should be banned.  Twitter and 24 hour news channels.  No one wants to hear anyone talk so much.  Yet, I'm addicted to both. The devil is real, people*.  And yes, if you're on Twitter, I've probably stalked you.

~Regarding the above, I don't tweet much or email CNN, but in my mind I come up with plenty of retorts that do nothing but increase my blood pressure---probably good that there's been radio silence here on the blog.  That may end soon because I do have some titles that you may see in future posts.

Such as:

The Devil Is Real, People* 

A Letter To My Girls About Their Worth

God Is Bigger Than Your Fear

Make America Holy Again

~Maybe this post should have been titled Random Thoughts or Just Letting You Know I'm Alive.



  1. Kathleen,
    You could recite the alphabet in a post, and I would be here!
    Having said that, I am looking forward to the above posts very much.
    I am always inspired and entertained by you. : )
    This is a wonderful space here...and I will always be checking in!
    Love the story behind the beautiful piano.
    Have a wonderful weekend with your beautiful people.

  2. just made my entire day!!! dropped by and left kind words. Then...this post of yours. Made me smile. I truly wondered if people even blogged anymore. Now I know that they still do. *smile*

    Looking forward to reconnecting and feeling the love from my blog friends! I've missed you all...writing is so cathartic, no?!


  3. I knew you were alive because I would of got a call. :-). Glad you're back checking in with us. Matthew's reaction is hysterical and so real, bringing back my own anxiety memory of First Penance.
    Love the "new" piano!! Looks beautiful there even with Bill. Haha!

  4. Oh that piano... I'm drooling with jealousy! But am so happy for you as well. And it looks amazing right there in that corner.

    You had me laughing out loud (or should I type LOL or even ROFL) at your tweet comments. I wasn't REALLY on the floor, but you did give me a good chuckle. I'm right there with your thoughts. Good grief.

    Always happy to see you pop up here!

  5. Hey, good to see you back. So many things have happened lately. Fill us in with those posts. They sound promising. :)

    Happy Valentine's Day!

  6. Hi Kathleen! Well, I'm on Twitter and you can stalk me all you'd like. I'm not very active there!
    It's great to have so many ideas floating around your mind, I'm a wee bit jealous. It's been so busy in my life lately, I haven't had the time to write, and I'm running low on ideas. Sigh... It's a bloggers bane I think. Good for you!
    Don't let CNN get the best of you. Maybe a little music on the piano would help instead?
    Happy Valentines Day to you and yours,

  7. Oh I Love the last one Make America Holy Again! Don't you just want to yell It's a no brainer people! You need God!
    Beautiful Piano. I was laughing at your bear snores on comment because my Good reads -reading log is full of "books" of read with the same kind of books lol funny I can remember a lot of the kids books I've read but not my own p.s. Jane Eyre is great! I am happy to say I introduced my daughter to this one and many more classics and now she is hooked on both the books and films - we just gave her the Jane Eyre DVD for Valentines day. Great post.