I do miss the days when these blogs were really quite popular. Members visited regularly, left comments and updated personal entries. Are their decline due to the reduction in the number of members on JUB? Or have smart phones and social networks absorbed the free time that members used to allocate to visiting here? We are forecasted even more days of heavy rain, something that drives me nearly into the depths of depression. Sitting here listening to it teeming down outside reduces my
Of course, unfortunately, it always does and one finds oneself with a list of unfinished chores and jobs which require completion in an extremely limited amount of time.
Somehow during the past few years I have drifted into a state of lethargy where I prefer doing absolutely nothing rather than making the effort to apply myself to the tasks essential to providing a stimulating and worthwhile way of life.
I read recently that the road to happiness consists of making choices.
It constantly amazes me how my friends in England always welcome me with such genuine pleasure, welcoming me into their arms, hearts and homes. I donít wish to belittle myself but honestly I am not the most interesting, well educated, amusing or culturally knowledgeable person that they know, yet even so with each visit they make me feel important and an essential part of their lives. It really is a privilege knowing that I have such faithful and loyal friends even if it is rare, perhaps only
At this present moment in my life I have been constantly wondering how come I can be so happy and contented when my life is so empty and uninteresting.
How come everything is such a pleasure when in the extremely limited free time that I do have all I manage to achieve is to either sleep or vegetate in front of the television?
Every resolution I make to include new activities and interests to my daily life fall along the wayside after some pathetic attempts to make them
I do wonder if my self-imposed reclusion has made me somewhat egocentric. Not to the extent of being incapable of supporting any contrariety to my own personal desires, but sufficiently to cause annoyance when they are opposed.
All of the holidays I have shared with Sue & Rod have been extremely enjoyable and this one was probably the best; full of laughter, moments of pure emotion and a sharing that few people are capable of achieving. Yet there were moments where the thought