pocketful of possibility


Last month I felt old and depressed. Like a dent in a rusted-out Ford.

It could have been the rain – carrying an umbrella puts me in a bad mood. All that delay – what didn’t I put off in June? Could have been. But wasn’t.

It was me. Just me. Full of excuses, wasted days and wait-a-minutes.

This month it’s different. And I don’t mean I’m-gonna-lose-five-pounds different, which really isn’t different at all, just something you say to make yourself feel better when you’re wolfing down chocolate and Pinot Grigio.

I mean real different.

This month I’m smiling with sweet feet – new pedi bar down the street – a sunny disposition and a whole pocketful of possibility.

I’m all about making things happen. Being more like Billy Joe and gettin ‘er done.

I’m optimism and a toothy grin with a good looking man beside me.

Life just doesn’t get any better.

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26 Comments

  • Popeye
    Jul 6, 2006 at 12:58

    I’m really hoping this isn’t a fictional piece. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy.

  • Buffy
    Jul 6, 2006 at 12:59

    Genuine blogging Popeye. No fiction included.

    🙂

  • Shellz
    Jul 6, 2006 at 14:22

    A pedi AND a good looking man beside you?! Can it get any better than that?!??

  • Steph
    Jul 6, 2006 at 14:40

    I’m so glad to hear that you are feeling better!! I look forward to your new blogs……with this perky attitude!
    By the way mom and I just read threw some of your old blogs!!……..SHE LOVES THEM!!

  • Lynn
    Jul 6, 2006 at 14:59

    Um, I’ll have what she’s having…

  • Katherine
    Jul 6, 2006 at 16:34

    Yes, you get ‘er done! Good for you. I hope some of your optimism rubs off on me.

  • Divine Calm
    Jul 6, 2006 at 16:57

    I adore that feeling.

  • sophie
    Jul 6, 2006 at 18:23

    sending more happy thoughts your way, darlin!

  • allison
    Jul 6, 2006 at 19:28

    Life is good.

  • mamakraft
    Jul 7, 2006 at 0:09

    ahhh.. a good looking man by your side .. schweet!

  • PEA
    Jul 7, 2006 at 0:39

    Enjoy every minute!!!!

  • Janet
    Jul 7, 2006 at 1:50

    Fabulous, just fabulous!

    Gimme some of that sunshine, girl!

  • Percival
    Jul 7, 2006 at 1:57

    I feel that we are kindred spirits. “Plain, simple English” – I live and die, I feint and strive, I ply my trade and play my spades, by this philosophie.

  • Liz
    Jul 7, 2006 at 2:39

    June was like that for me too. Here’s to motivation in the month of July!

  • bossy britches
    Jul 7, 2006 at 3:19

    thats what I need, pockets full of possabilty..hope u have a great month:)

  • bj
    Jul 7, 2006 at 6:16

    U Go Girl !!!

  • Jennifer
    Jul 7, 2006 at 12:15

    So inspired, on my way to get pedi this rainy morning!

  • Jodi
    Jul 7, 2006 at 13:10

    mmmm…..my favorite kind of posts. you’re beginning to sound british i think!

  • InterstellarLass
    Jul 7, 2006 at 15:34

    Pedi’s will make anyone feel better!

  • jadasgigi
    Jul 7, 2006 at 18:36

    glad you’re feeling better…sorry you missed the 4th…that’s one mean bugger to hang on for a month and just show up at random…
    those pedicures will pedi-cure all manner of ills..:) Happy July!

  • Sudhi
    Jul 7, 2006 at 18:51

    You write very well!! Thanks a ton for commenting on my blog 🙂

  • Susie
    Jul 8, 2006 at 3:24

    Buffy, I was just scrolling/strolling through some comments and wanted to come and meet you. So glad I did. You have a lovely voice 🙂 I’ll visit again.

    Thank you for your encouragement.

  • Elizabeth
    Jul 8, 2006 at 3:41

    Good for you!!

  • LisaBinDaCity
    Jul 8, 2006 at 13:41

    I’m three shades of green! Good for you Hon 😉

  • hattigrace
    Jul 9, 2006 at 2:01

    i love your fiction, but this was really nice to read about you!!! “Like a dent in a rusted out Ford” I loved that!

  • ryane
    Jul 11, 2006 at 16:47

    Buffy, I had a foolish, happy grin on my own face, way over here on the other side of pond in DC, as I was reading this entry. You write wonderfully, thanks for sharing.

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