What I learned from teenagers

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Goodbye juice boxes and fruit bowls. Goodbye smurfs. Hello cell phones. This past weekend the granddaughters were visiting. They are almost fourteen (going on 30). Their feet are bigger than mine and we won’t talk about height. There was a … Continue reading

The grandkids are coming!

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The granddaughters are coming next week. They live in Denver and it’s the annual pilgrimage east to see the old folks (yes that’s the beloved husband and me). We look forward to it and it’s always interesting (and exhausting). When … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 29 – Notices, obits, memory, dogs, fall

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I could use those – A friend of ours works for a printer. He was telling us about a batch of “door knob hangers” he made for a local town. They were notices letting residents know they were out of … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 22 – Aging, birds, good news, gym, crazy people

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Another side effect of aging – We have a fairly long driveway with a three to four foot strip of land that runs along the neighbor’s stone wall. It was a tough place for plants because it gets hot between … 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 September 1 – Armpits, robocalls, drugs, drivers, blogging

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Yikes! How did it get to be September? Where was July? Free your pits – I saw an ad for underarm detox scrub. You use in place of an aluminum containing antiperspirant. Detox for underarms? I didn’t know they were … Continue reading

Changes, they are a coming whether we want them or not!

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I always embraced change. Mostly it’s good. Who doesn’t like microwaves and (oh my gosh!) google. Phones that aren’t tethered to the wall. Much as we complain, change is good. This week I was reflecting on changes that made me … Continue reading