Things that happen to writers…at least this one

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This blog will be six years old in August. That’s a long time. I have over 1,000 posts and I have never posted daily. You’d think I would remember stuff. Last week someone new viewed and commented on one of … Continue reading

Changing a light bulb – Part 2

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Did you roll your eyes? If you read my post on changing my refrigerator light bulb you are wondering how I can squeeze another post out of it. Nothing goes as planned. This was so crazy I am forced to … 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

Sassy cats — They are all different!

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We adopted Gracie because her picture reminded us of our wonderful Morgan — gray, one-eyed and sadly homeless. They are nothing alike. Morgan can entertain herself (and anyone else) while Gracie needs someone to play with her (all the time!). … Continue reading

Expirations dates — another aging thing…maybe

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There are some interesting things about aging. Expiration dates are one of them. It’s not always a bad thing. We have an expiration date when we die but there are others that aren’t as extreme or final. My butt has … Continue reading

Invisibility, another side effect of aging

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This is not about some super-secret invisible avenger who comes to the aid of the distressed. It’s about people who you don’t see. People standing right in front of you that are easy to ignore. It doesn’t just happen to homeless … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 4 – appliances, traffic, Jake, nostalgia, hope

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The following paragraph is a submission from the (very frustrated) beloved husband: What does it take to change a light bulb? — We have a 9-year old GE refrigerator. The light bulb died last weekend.   It looked like an LED … Continue reading