More on aging…or is it?

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Some things I am noticing… Bed flags – I ceased being comfortable (by temperature) ten years ago. I am either hot or cold. As if that isn’t the worst, everything I do about it is a conflict. I like it … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 26 – kittens, spiders, consumer marketing, demographics, traffic lights

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Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur – My heart was warmed this week. I went to pick up a sale item at a store. Inside the store I heard a “squawking” that I thought was a bird. I … Continue reading

Changing friendships

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This week I had dinner with some friends from my working days. I was close to all them. We shared secrets and worries and heart breaks. We supported each other during the bad times and counseled each other gently. We … Continue reading

Wanted: Peaceful day without catastrophes

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Who said retired people live quiet, sedentary lives? They would be wrong…so wrong! When I was in my 40s, my former in-laws, who were in their 70s, were an amazing couple. They traveled, owned and lived at a beach house … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 19 – nighttime creatures, mood, locusts, honey bees, bloggers

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They have arrived! – The locusts started their sweet song this past week. For me this is a sure sign of summer. As a child it signaled the hottest point of the summer – pool days, Kool Aid, biking! Good … Continue reading

The on-going battle for control

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It happens to everyone sooner or later. They can’t help themselves. The attraction to the camera is just too much. Lily (the wayward deer who keeps trashing my pond) has discovered the night camera. Earlier this week she posed this … Continue reading