May 12

I was participating in a fund raising event sponsored by Hadassah.It was a day of mah Jong. Our group of friends needed a fourth to complete our table. A single player,new to our area, joined us. Everything was fine until she dismissed  me and really insulted me by saying "you sit all day and write what you are doing"? I guess I never thought of my Blog like that. I really love Face Book and the fact that it opens up a community for me. Some people who read me, I know very well. Some people who read me, I know a little. Some people who read me, I don't know well, but would like to. It is true that I do think , during the day, about what I might bring up. I find it really heartening when people respond because the same thing happened to them, or , they are surprised (like I have never seen Good Morning America) or they give me a boost by just being my FB friend.  I guess this stranger at our table struck a cord in me when she dismissed me. I didn't then ,feel the need to validate myself to her. Only to me, now. So there. I don't think that your daughter being Ms Whatever is all that  great. What does she do all day.

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Today | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

20.07 | 13:55

Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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