Semantics on aging

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I came across someone recently who took offense to the word “old.” It’s not a bad word. It doesn’t mean decrepit (which is a sad word). It doesn’t mean you are incapacitated. It only means that you have lived a … Continue reading

Planning life exits

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We attended a funeral this week and it made me think about exits. When I was born, my mother didn’t tell anyone she was pregnant — not her best friend or any of her sisters. Not for any salacious reason. … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 3 – Blogs, cameras, clothes, nice people, workers

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A new one – I get a lot of weird stuff but this one stunned me. I received a request to write a guest post on another blog. It is a technical website. They want me to write a technical post. … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 26 – Predators, snickerdoodles, Mom, deer, germs

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Holy moly! – I heard a noise outside and looked out my kitchen window. A ginormous hawk was checking out the pond. Not sure if he was fishing or searching for rodents. This picture was taken through a rather dusty … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving to all

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And happy birthday to the beloved husband! We’ve been celebrating the entire month (that’s a family tradition. We have birthday months instead of days). That’s a good thing as this week, with a sick cat, everything is off. Wishing all … Continue reading