Random 5 for March 19 – People, parties, gifts, coincidences, gratefulness

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This week it’s all about friends! A week of friends – It’s been a challenging week but some meet-up with friends soothed everything. One group met for dinner. We laughed. Big deep belly laughs. Laughter is a healer but it’s … Continue reading

Hospital emergency room, not a place to “hang out”

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Last week I escorted a friend to the emergency room. It was my first time in decades and quite an experience. Friend is well and home but I’m still in recovery. I may need intensive therapy. And margaritas. I’ve been … Continue reading

With aging comes more discretion or does it?

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I have a snarky side. Sometimes impromptu snide comments come out of my mouth. I don’t know how it happens but it does. (Good thing I don’t Tweet!) Recently I had two incidents that gave me the occasion but I … Continue reading

The concert or another view of aging

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The beloved husband and I went to a concert. We used to go to a lot of concerts but over the years we’ve seen most of our favorites, some many times. There are others we’d like to see but they … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 22 – Gloria Steinem, political unrest, gifts, technology, Gracie

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History repeats itself – Yesterday I heard Gloria Steinem’s speech and it was awesome. I was around in the 60s when we protested for all sorts of equality. Here we are 50 years later still protesting. Kudos to my friends … Continue reading

Merry Christmas to the beloved husband

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When you get older your perspective changes. Holidays are not about the presents. You can buy your own in a color you really like. It’s not about crowds of people because you can’t connect with anyone in a crowd. It’s … Continue reading

Look for the happy

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There is so much bad stuff going on all over. My eyes glaze over when I read the paper. I fear I’m getting desensitized with the frequency. It’s global and local. It’s Aleppo, Berlin and the person down the street. How … Continue reading