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About tammierue

About me? I am constantly trying to answer that question to myself,so how to answer to another? I am on my own for the first time in many years and am finding my way step by step.

Elephant Lore

We learn. And as life, and time and more lessons happen, we sometimes forget things we learned. However, they are not lost, because somewhere along the way we are reminded of these truths. I experienced this recently. In an unlikely … Continue reading

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Following the rules

I don’t like snobs. That’s why it has upset me so much to realize that I have become one. Somewhere along the way, I have internalized a sense of decorum that I consider acceptable.  And I am discovering that I … Continue reading

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I am a writer (sort of).

I am a writer. Pardon me while I try this out a bit.  I am a writer.  I am a writer.  I am a writer.  I AM a writer. Why is that so very difficult to say in public?  I spent … Continue reading

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Rewind

A long time ago, I had very concrete ideas about where my life was going to go. Boy, was I wrong. I wonder now, if this is good or bad.  Was my original plan one that I should have followed? … Continue reading

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Cliffs

I stand on the edge of a cliff. Funny thing about cliffs.  They appear frequently in life.  Usually, our practical natures take hold and we step back and walk along the path around and down the mountainside.  And although we … Continue reading

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Connor

Mom has me on a diet.  I’m a dog.  Dogs don’t diet. I have my ways of getting even.  No, I won’t pee on the floor.  I have my dignity, you know. Actually, I learned a long time ago that … Continue reading

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Wimpy, wimpy, wimpy

Yesterday, I went to see an orthopedic doctor about my shoulder.  It has been bothering me and beginning to make it difficult to perform simple, everyday tasks. X-rays, range of motion torture, and he tells me that I have bone … Continue reading

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