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

Hospital emergency room, not a place to “hang out”

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Last week I escorted a friend to the emergency room. It was my first time in decades and quite an experience. Friend is well and home but I’m still in recovery. I may need intensive therapy. And margaritas. I’ve been … Continue reading

Retired people’s cycle of medical appointments

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I’ve just been through a bunch of medical appointments. All were normal and routine. There is nothing physically wrong with me. I don’t need prayers (at least for that) but any chocolate you want to send will be appreciated. My favorite … Continue reading

More odds and ends

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Voting — We voted mid-morning. Our local precinct is staffed with centenarians. At least they look and work at a speed that I think someone would at 100. Small things (like a dropped pencil) are huge issues taking considerable time … Continue reading

Inappropriate intimate relationships with…insects

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New relationships should start slowly. Maybe with a nice dinner or drinks. Then move to activities that take longer like dinner and a movie. Slowly! That’s not what happened. No dinner or drinks. Just blood sucking. There are very few … Continue reading

Ask for Countess Dracula, expert blood sucker

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I hate blood tests. Phlebotomists (blood suckers) don’t like my veins. They say personally devastating things like “your veins roll.” What does that mean? Or “it collapsed.” Seriously? Another all-time favorite “this never happens” said while they are threading their … Continue reading