The last stage of guilt…maybe

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Aside from eating three brownies this past weekend (I can’t believe I did that!), I don’t feel guilty about much. I have accepted my idiosyncrasies and no longer apologize. Sometimes I explain but never apologize. There are things I don’t like to … Continue reading

Aging isn’t for sissies or hypochondriacs

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No it isn’t! Weird stuff happens to your body. Stuff you can’t explain. For years you are a healthy person then all of a sudden you feel something when you swallow. Or there’s a suspicious looking thing on your leg. … Continue reading

Short thoughts for a long Thursday

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Everyone has been whining about the weather this year. It’s been wonky. Warm when it should have been cold. Cold when it wasn’t predicted. Snow late in the season. It’s like a big Rubik’s cube that got all turned around. There … Continue reading

I love instant gratification

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Instant gratification. It goes nicely with lack of patience. (I’m an expert at lack of patience). Nothing beats looking good with little effort. There aren’t a lot of opportunities for that but I had a life lesson recently. Two months … Continue reading

Compensation for Age

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No, this is not about money. (I wish!) It’s about doing things to disguise the fact that I I’m getting older…maybe even dotty. We compensate for a lot of things, not just forgetfulness. It’s also about not seeing fly speck … Continue reading

Customer service – the bane of everyone!

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 Writer’s note: To fully understand this post you may have to live in the US, the land of extremely high drug prices and zero customer service. Proceed at your own risk. I was alive back when there was real customer … Continue reading

Taking a health break from life

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It’s Murphy’s Law. The weather broke. It was time to clean up the yard, plant stuff and start the garden. In a nanosecond, a muscle in my back had a spasm (and not in a good way) and I’m out … Continue reading