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

Computer issues, ack!

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I hate computer problems. I resent taking the time to learn or understand what is wrong and I sure don’t like to fixing them. One thing I LOVED about work was my access to an IT expert. It was bliss. … Continue reading

Is affirmation important in retirement?

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As we get older we care less about what people think but does it ever completely go away? Maybe not. The focus may change from people thinking about how we look (smart, sharp, go-getter) to thinking we are a good … Continue reading

Then and now – not so subtle changes of retirement

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Last Friday the beloved husband and I were moaning the fact that the weekend was here. Seriously. We are not fond of the weekend. Friday blah. Monday yay! I know. So different from when we worked. We always looked forward … Continue reading

Cycles of life

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It’s the end of another tradition. The acknowledgment is more appropriate since the tradition ended many years ago. This week I met up with an old “shopping buddy.” Along with another friend, we would do whole day excursions visiting different shopping areas. … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 23 – Customer service, banks, commercials, schedules, disability

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Puts a smile on my face – Political commercials make me nuts. All of them. We record programs so we can skip the commercials. If watching live, we mute them except for the Farmers Insurance dog commercials. Watching the Mer-Mutts do … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 21 – Nest building, house projects, festivals

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Sharing the wealth – My cat Hazel has an undercoat that rivals a Siberian Husky. I comb her often during the summer and end up with a quart of fur. I toss it outside on the pavement so another critter … Continue reading