The class reunion – the end of the story!

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Reunion wrap-up – I didn’t go but I watched for the Facebook photos. They were posted last week. They had a good turnout considering the age of everyone but less than last time. Out of about 30 classmates I initially … Continue reading

Weird Wednesday, Weird Week

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It’s summertime, my favorite season. Starbucks has S’mores fraps and the fruit tastes amazingly like fruit. Out with the heavy fleece clothing and in with the new tee-shirts. So why am I feeling like I was hit by a truck … Continue reading

She’s back in the saddle again!

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An amazing miracle! That’s all I can say. Or is it the ultimate stubbornness? My sis-in-law (SIL) was in a bad accident in February (exactly 3 months ago today). I posted about it here and here. The injuries were severe and … Continue reading

The girlfriend code

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There are many versions of the girl friend code but the one that hit home was Jennifer Garner’s version. The true girlfriend does not heap guilt on you. OMG! Yes, yes, yes! Ideally a friendship can drop off for a … Continue reading

Hazel 2006 – 2018 RIP

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After boasting that I had no cat losses in 2018, Hazel got ill last weekend. She was hacking with what I thought was a hairball off and on for a few weeks but stopped eating. I took her to the … Continue reading

Christmas ruminations from a curmudgeon

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The holiday is over but lingering good will is floating around. At least for a while. Christmas isn’t my favorite holiday. It was when I was a kid. Two weeks off from school and presents. Throw in a snowstorm and … 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