Sometimes showing loving kindness to an elderly person is as simple as treating her to lunch and the world’s largest cup of tea.
Currently: Listening: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours dropped 40 years ago on February 4. Friends, who doesn’t know every word to every song? How could it have been 40 years? I mean…
Love the one you’re with, and yourself, don’t forget to love yourself! Peeps, it’s Dreadruary, I mean February. There’s a reason February is shorter than all the other months. It’s (generally) cold. The bright and shiny have worn off those holiday gifts. Soups, stews, chili, anything cooked in a crock pot (Instapot for all you… Continue reading If you can’t be with the one you love…
Currently: Listening: old school! Earth, Wind & Fire Greatest Hits. Needed some old school sing and dance music to get me through this seriously gray month. Released in 1975, Sing a Song takes me back to my easy, breezy teenage years: “When you feel down and out sing a song, it’ll make your day…” Is it… Continue reading Status Quo – January
Day One: meteorologists pointed to their green screens at wide swaths of colorful pink and blue bands. Confidently, excitedly, they illustrated, John Madden-style, their predictions of 1-3, 3-6, and 6-10 inches of snow for the southern United States. Like good hunting dogs, we caught the scent of an impending winter storm. My Twitter feed filled… Continue reading Ice-scream: 5 phases of a meltdown
“My dreams are made of sun and sand.” Swimsuits are front row center at my local Target. Two friends are planning Caribbean getaways. And I’d rather shop for spring and summer on a snowy day. Swimsuits are a dicey business whether you are 15 or 50. We are beach lovers and swimwear is not optional so… Continue reading My top 5 picks for warmer weather
Love to share great new (to me) products with my girls and my fellas! Rapunzel dry shampoo: smells good, works great! For those days when I am not mentally prepared for the entire wash, blow dry experience. You get it too, right? 2. Ghirardelli milk chocolate sea salt cashews (almonds too), get in my mouth! Perfect… Continue reading New year, new stuff: 5 purchases I’m loving right now
Aging in place. #AIP. This. Yes. Something like 89% of boomers want to age in place. Well duh. Boomers, Gen X&Y and now Millennials have watched their parents and grandparents struggle fiercely to stay home even as the inevitability of aging takes its toll on health. The next chapter in this worst story ever is… Continue reading Aging in place #LetsAllStayHome
Like curling up with a good book on a cold, rainy day, I look forward to settling in with my favorite bloggers on a regular basis. While life in the blogosphere grants us opportunities to connect with everyday authors on countless topics, pledging allegiance to a small group of bloggers is my way of creating… Continue reading Blog roll
Looking back at the highlights and blooper reels of my life, I am reminded that ushering in the new year, for me, has been part spectator sport, part Olympic competition, and part Sleeping Beauty minus the dwarfs. I am looking forward to New Year’s Eve. I’m going glitter all the way, pajamas not allowed. 2016’s last meal is… Continue reading What are you doing New Year’s Eve?