Thursday, January 15, 2015

IF



IF I hit the lottery.
I should be so lucky.
 This I'd get for a
 green house. No pool.


Things, material stuff, they only fill you for the moment. They are not so important anymore. God teaches us in strange ways.




This reminds me of my
 house in Florida, we had a pool.
My Daughter swam every day
 after school. She made the swim
 team in Miami Beach.



 If I hit the lotto,
Money for a nice ice skating ring
in downtown with a Gazebo for music. Then the Kids could skate for free.
It would be a nice sight driving through the town.
The Summer the school band could play at night and people could dance.
Now that is money well spent.

Thinking of all I lost in the fire during Hurricane Andrew.
I had an Antique shop and had closed it and everything was in the house
when it burnt down. Nothing was left.
The baby grand was gone and just an iron harp
lay in the ashes. My whole insides just left my body. I was in shock.
Look on the bright side I had taken my Mother to a lady who would
care for her for 5 days, left for Camden Maine to go fishing.
That morning at 5 AM we got a call from Ft. Lauderdale,
the house caught fire from an electric wire off the power pole.
God was there, I had canceled the trip because the hurricane
was coming, then the news said it wouldn't hit us. We would never
have gotten out of the house. Mom had Alzheimer's and I had
dead bolts on the doors.  Tomorrow the Sun will rise and all
will be in the past. Just get busy surviving.
Love to you all and remember, don't sweat the small stuff.
My Mom used to say, "I cried because I had no shoes, until
I met the man with no feet." Think about that.




Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
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