Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading

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

Compensation for Age

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No, this is not about money. (I wish!) It’s about doing things to disguise the fact that I I’m getting older…maybe even dotty. We compensate for a lot of things, not just forgetfulness. It’s also about not seeing fly speck … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Where’s Waldo?

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If you read my blog on Tuesday, you know that I misplaced Gracie’s favorite toy. You can read about it here. Over the weekend, I was in a hurry to put the cats’ toys out of the way for guests. … Continue reading

Where is that toy or unfortunate memory lapses

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Memory loss is something I’ve always worried about. It’s one of the first signs of dottiness. Now I’m worried. I’m a great pet owner. Mostly. They get free food and healthcare and not the cheap stuff either. They are nurtured … Continue reading

Save me a good spot…

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…at the old folks home! Cat friendly of course! I’ve had one of those weeks where I wondered where I left my brain. (You’ve had them! ‘Fess up!) If you see it (the brain), let me know. It’s gray and … Continue reading

Quirky family traditions

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I love blaming things on family. It takes the pressure off. We have a family tradition and I am the standard-bearer. I take this responsibility seriously. We screw something up at every food gathering. It can be large…like forgetting to … 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

What day is it; where am I supposed to be; and do I have a coupon?

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Do you worry about memory loss? Can’t remember where your car key or fob is? (Or even your car? Yes, did that too.) Tools walk away when you are working on a project? “They say” it’s normal to a certain … Continue reading

The best excuse for memory loss ever!

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My brother occasionally sends me goofy emails. You know the kind, lots of silly stuff that you will never use or need to know.  However, this week he outdid himself. He actually sent me the answer to a problem I have … Continue reading