At my house we do what I like to call The Garden Walk. This is the time when I get mom's walker out and we stroll all around her flower gardens. She hates using the walker but at 89 I can't risk her navigating the uneven ground around our house. She will now say "I'd … Continue reading Garden Walk
Spring, I use the term loosely, in New Hampshire means a lot of things. Lots of mud. Enough that one of our signature sayings is that we have five seasons, with mud being between winter and spring. We also have mosquito season which falls during spring but before summer. My mom the Yankee always says … Continue reading Mama
Here's the thing. As we established in an earlier post there are two kinds of sick people. I fall into the second category, the ones that wait a long time before seeking medical attention. I have had this neck, shoulder thing for several months now, I kept figuring it would just go away. Like a … Continue reading Good New Bad News
"You're right where you're supposed to be". I don't think that means we're given cosmic challenges to see how much we can handle, I think it means we're the sum total of what we've gone though. Each new joy, pain or lesson gives the chance to choose how to react and who we'll become.
I like to take pictures. I don't have a fancy camera but I do have wanderlust. This combination means I sometimes wander onto the side streets and other places some people never think to go. Yesterday I was walking an abandoned set of railroad tracks behind the hotel we're staying at. The debris that become shelters … Continue reading The world many of us don’t see
There are special moments in the world of texts. For instance, when I text Max something witty and he texts: "douche" Then immediately the next text says: "I meant touche'." Perfect.
Today is mother's day. I go to my Facebook page and browse. I see lots and lots of pictures and of course all the "to all you wonderful mothers" and "amazing mothers" and so many lovely wishes. I drove my mom to the church today and walked back. I wanted to be sure the path … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Here's something I have discovered after working in healthcare for a number of years. There are two types of sick people, the ones who go to the emergency room at the first twinge, itch or cough and the ones who wait until the limb is falling off or someone forces them to a doctor. This doesn't mean … Continue reading Which one are you?
Why are the older/younger romance novels always involving some hot older woman and an equally hot young guy? Or two amazingly fit and independently wealthy people? Why not an overweight but pleasant older woman? Or an average older guy and and a plump but sweet younger person? Or the couple that meets when their EBT cards … Continue reading Fiction
What happens to all those people that get buried at sea? There must be random skeletons laying all over the ocean floor.