Entries by Penelope Conway

I think I’m cracked

Hopscotch was a favorite game of mine as a kid. We would draw the board with chalk on the sidewalk and play for hours. There was one area of the sidewalk, though, where we didn’t play the game. A tree was growing next to the concrete…

What would you do?

Someone once asked me, “If you had one day left to live, how would you spend it?” At first that seemed like an easy question to answer. I started to throw out silly things I had always wanted to accomplish like snorkeling in the Caribbean…

Who are your friends?

It’s important to value your friends. But who are your friends in the first place? If the person you call friend makes excuses every time you ask for their help but is always pulling at you when they need something, then you are wasting your time on that friendship and should maybe take a step back to reevaluate things..

It’s a new year

It’s a new year, a new day, I have a fresh cup of coffee…same ole body. Hmm, that didn’t go as planned. I guess you can’t have everything you wish for. I tried wishing for a million dollars too but that didn’t work out for me either. I still have the same bills, house payments, piles of dirty laundry and dishes to clean…