Attitude is everything. Each person introduced themselves and was asked to comment about the snow. Without exception, each person said something lovingly about the snow, how it brightened up the brown ground, how they loved doing things in it. Other than extreme cold, each person described how they embraced the snow as part of Maine life, as part of LIVING.
Stay Tuned and Connect: Mom and I have a bunch of stories and there are more experiences every week to share. We hope you enjoy reading about them as much as we do sharing them. Tell your friends, your kids, your neighbors. If you notice sarcasm and humor, it is how we handle the tough times, putting perspective on stress, sadness, and loss.
When you have worked either in the home raising kids or outside the home, retirement thoughts can feel pretty lonely. As I get older, I understand it differently and certainly experiencing life so closely with Mom, I have a better feel for the emotions that are included in this big change. Not everyone shouts “FREEDOM!” from the rooftops on their last day at a job and the life they knew for so long.