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

A short round of short thoughts

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Did you ever notice that when a person says “not to be judgmental,” it is followed by a judgmental statement? I’m not sure if the phrase is a warning for the listener or a pre-apology in a non-committal sort of … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 11 – old drinks, doctors, health insurance, road rage, clothing

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So good! –On Friday I didn’t finish my Starbucks mocha. I had an appointment and errands. I got home close to noon looking forward to finishing it off. I drank some and was off doing something else. I found it in … 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

Random 5 for May 7 – Hairy legs, S’mores, safety, aging, regrets

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Get out the machete! – Like many other women, I’m not as good at shaving my legs during the winter. No it’s not laziness, it’s for warmth. Then spring breaks (sort of). You get in line at one of the places … Continue reading

A different kind of spring cleaning

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When you get to be a certain age, spring cleaning takes on a different meaning. It doesn’t involve a house. (I’ve stopped that kind of spring cleaning ages ago!) It involves cleaning up the skin for the warm weather. This … Continue reading