Normal times or is it?

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Our area is moving into “normal times” or as close as we can get. Our restrictions are expiring and our infection rate is low. Everything is different though. It won’t be like it was. Some places closed permanently (that’s my … Continue reading

The Chicken Little approach

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I am a confirmed hypochondriac. I confirmed myself because that’s what hypochondriacs do. I am constantly checking for symptoms and I can usually find some. Matching it up with the correct illness gets trickier. I long for the day when … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Updates from Gracie

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Gracie here. This wasn’t a good week here. Mollie didn’t feel good. When one of us has a bad day, we all do. She was diagnosed with esophageal dysfunction. I don’t know what it means but the “portal to hell” … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 8 – Terrifying event, health issues, dementia, gratefulness, LinkedIn

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Serves me right! – After bragging about our drop in robocalls, we got one at 3 a.m. This is a very dark time. We were both jolted out of bed. Surely there was a death. Why else would someone call … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 28 – Busy, Parkinson’s, dental, family, guests

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A whirlwind week – Why do things always pile up in the same week? When you make appointments months in advance, there is nothing going on. Then wam, bam, thank you ma’am, you’re overloaded. It was that kind of week. … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 30 – Death, endings, potato chips, stuff, changes

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Another one bites the dirt – Queen said it so well! For the past month I have been thinking of any old friend who I haven’t seen in decades. Periodically he wrote restaurant reviews and I was on the email … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 23 – Friend, lost friends, spicy food, falls, carols

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Old friends – I ran into an old friend this week. We worked together 20+ years ago. After I left the job we’d get together occasionally but lost contact in the past few years. Not even a Christmas card. She … Continue reading