Category: Uncategorized

Garden Gnomes

My husband’s mother loved garden gnomes — those ceramic statues similar to the ones that had a prominent role in “The Full Monty”.  She had two of them that lived inside her condo and...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Spatial Awareness

My daughter-in-law who nannies for several children, recently said that if she has taught the kids only one thing — not to walk in one direction while looking in another — she will feel...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Appearances Can Be Deceiving

When I was walking from the parking lot into a store yesterday afternoon, a young man in jeans and a striped shirt came running fast out of the store, chasing a man and woman...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Outrunning Ourselves

Da Do Ron Ron. I had to google the correct spelling of the song title because when I hear it in my head, I sing ‘They Do Run Run’ — and even though it...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Going to the Mattresses

Forty years ago when my oldest son was four, he got really upset about something.  I can’t remember what it was that made him so mad — what I do remember is that he...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

RE-tirement

When I initially retired from my full-time therapy job, my first impulse was to rush into a volunteer position — a worthy and noble thing — until a mentor advised me to take a...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

A Cat’s Tale

Three days ago my cat had to have her tail amputated.  Sad story, true fact.  She had a large tumor removed from the base of her tail, things didn’t go well with healing, and...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Let’s Talk

  Here’s my advice:  Don’t tell your someone that he/she talks too much.  I have been a talker since I first opened my mouth and it hurt my feelings over the years when people...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Guide Dog

I have a friend with a dog that she acquired through Guide Dogs for the Blind.  The two of them went through extensive training and have been together for several months now.  I ran into...

Liked this post? Click below to share!

Lazy Bones

Other than when my husband sings in the mornings, “Lazy Mary you gotta get up, we needs the sheets for the table”, I don’t particularly like the word lazy — there seems to be...

Liked this post? Click below to share!