Random 5 for August 20 – Computers, aging, commenters, trips, seasons

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More on computers – I decided earlier in the year to buy a small portable computer. If you missed it, you can read about it here. My second “new” computer went back yesterday and I’m on my third. I wish … Continue reading

Another perplexing computer tale for seniors

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Computers, ack! I want to say that technology doesn’t come easy to older folks but the truth is that we want to use them without investing the time to understand them. Don’t change things and make us learn new stuff. … Continue reading

Diminishing hearing – another gift from hell

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“Don’t talk with mush in your mouth!” That’s what my Mom always said. Now I am her. I haven’t heard well in years. Listening is work especially if there is background noise or a crowd of people. (More than two … Continue reading

Yearbooks Part 2

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After posting about my yearbook, some of you wanted to see the picture that did not look liked me. I figured out how to scan (it’s a big unwieldy book) but my problem was finding a full face comparison picture … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 6 – Aging, exercise, walks, dog poop, change

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You know you’re getting old when – the beloved husband lets you borrow his magnifying glasses to remove a splinter. I didn’t even know he had something so powerful. Getting re-acquainted — With my gym closing, I am in transition. … Continue reading

The smell of childhood

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We are moving things around again. Rearranging stuff so I can put my sewing machines on the second floor and out of the basement. A chest didn’t fit the new configuration. It had to go. It was my mother’s chest. … Continue reading

Yearbooks, a shocking look back in time

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While cleaning up (and tossing out), I found my old yearbooks from high school. How can you not stop what you are doing and look through them? (Seriously, I look for any excuse to stop work on a real project!) … Continue reading