Random 5 for February 9 – The people issue

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This is a people rant issue. I was peopled out this week. So peopled out. Walk on by – I’m on Facebook. I block anyone who posts ugly, nasty stuff. It’s my happy place. This week there was a bunch … Continue reading

Dumb things to worry about

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When I retired I worried about getting enough socialization. Released from the bonds of the corporate world, there wasn’t coffee pot conversations. I could decline activities easily. No meetings. No business trips. I do (mostly) what I want to do. … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 9 – Friendship, eccentricity, haircuts, desserts, internet

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Friendship – People talk about having long-term friends that they rarely see but when they do it’s like they just talked yesterday. I don’t really have those kinds of friends except for one. A few weeks back I talked about … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 16 – Stupid, comments, smells, relocations, words

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A veil of stupid comes down – We had a power outage. I worked for an electric utility for 25 years. I know how it works. It’s not magic. Yet every time I walked into a room I switched the … Continue reading

Beware! Crank alert! All peopled out!

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I’m an introvert. I know. No one believes that but I am. I require a good bit of “me” time. That’s “by myself” time without needing to be nice to anyone. I’m not real good at being nice for a … Continue reading

What would you do?

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Last week I wrote a post about death. I had learned that an old friend had a terminal disease. He was someone I very rarely see but he made it a point to tell me personally. I was stunned and … Continue reading

The challenges of aging ears

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Disclaimer: For the sake of clarity, I am referring to my family and perhaps even myself although none of us will admit we can’t hear perfectly. This is not intended to represent people who are truly hearing challenged or any … Continue reading