Thankful Thursday

On Thursdays we recount our thankfuls and join the blog hop hosted by Brian.

Dad Tom and I are thankful to have received both COVID vaccines. We had some side effects after the second injection, but we are fine now.

Once again, I am thankful as I write this that Sawyer has not had a seizure in 16 days. He’s had a couple of instances of symptoms that often precede a seizure, but one did not materialize. This is the longest he’s been seizure-free in a very long time.

I received another First Commenter badge from Two Spoiled Cats, which I shared with three others.







If you’d like to participate in the blog hop, post for what you are thankful on your blog, then click on Brian’s badge.

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

It’s Thursday, which means it is time for the poetry challenge hosted by the Two Spoiled Cats, Angel Sammy and Teddy. Here’s this week’s inspiration photo and my poem.




Before COVID

A sight we’ll never see again
With women, children and men
Jammed together at the shore
Without the space for one more.
Social distancing did not exist,
But now our lives are based on it.
I wouldn’t have visited this packed beach.
I ‘ve never wanted others within reach.
Anxiety overtakes me with crowds around,
And I become somewhat “unwound.”
My favorite beach is mostly unoccupied.
Until I can travel there I won’t be satisfied.
I’ll social distance and wear my mask
And pray the time will come when I can bask
On a sunny beach far away from home
With my husband…but mostly alone.

© Janet Buickerood Blue – 02/25/2021

To participate in Thoroughly Poetic Thursday, check out Two Spoiled Cats by clicking on the badge above. You will find next week’s inspiration photo as well as Angel Sammy’s poem. He is a masterful poet, so make certain you read his poem while you are there.