A youth invasion!

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Fresh towels are out. Food is bought. Puzzles and DVDs are ready. Plans are made. The weather is perfect. The granddaughters are coming. When they come, it’s a whirlwind of activity. There are places to go and things to buy. … Continue reading

High hopes

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I love hope. It’s so dimensional. It picks you up at the worst of times. Even when the outcome isn’t optimal. It lifts your spirit. It’s a dream that could come true. It covers everything from the most important events … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 15 – Drive-through, courtesy, ponds, friends, aging

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I knew it would happen – Nothing is more annoying than sitting in a drive through when the car in front doesn’t move up. They have their head in their crotch looking at their cell phone. Not only do they … Continue reading

And back to flash cards again

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I was raised before the age of flash cards. At least I don’t remember teachers using them. Fast forward to now. I’ve written about this before but aging continues the saga. Our use of flash cards started with the cats. … Continue reading

Two weeks at the new gym

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Adults are like kids. When we go to a new place, we look around and mimic what we see. It makes us look cool. We’re one of the pack. I’ve been working at adapting new behaviors at my new gym. … 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

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