The sounds of silence — Or hearing aids part 2!

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After a less than perfect hearing test earlier this year, I decided to try hearing aids. You can read my post here. In a nutshell, I was tested and was borderline for aids. My issues are with higher frequencies. I … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 7 – Noise, Facebook, hearing, reading, books

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Fireworks Armageddon – The new cat survived the fireworks on the 4th of July. She relocated herself to inside the house instead of the screened porch. Residential fireworks were legalized this year in my state (what were they thinking?). Last … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 26 – Browsers, ads, millennials, hearing, death

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For the techies – I finally ditched Internet Explorer. My computer was getting hung up all the time even on other programs like Outlook and Word. Switching the browser seems to have cleared it up. It was easier than tossing … Continue reading

Highlights on 2017 or what the hell happened?

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So what happened during those fleeting seconds that calls itself 2017? Lots! The political atmosphere me watching more puppy videos. It’s cheaper than therapy and less dangerous than drugs and alcohol. Keep those videos coming! (There aren’t as many cat … Continue reading

Diminishing hearing – another gift from hell

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“Don’t talk with mush in your mouth!” That’s what my Mom always said. Now I am her. I haven’t heard well in years. Listening is work especially if there is background noise or a crowd of people. (More than two … Continue reading

Reflections on aging

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There are things I expected as I aged – wrinkles, graying, etc. Other things were complete surprises. Eating habits – The amount of food I eat has dropped considerably. I don’t buy apples or oranges in bags anymore because they … Continue reading