This is what greeted me on the Google search page today. What a surprise. Although Google instituted this in 2010 for anyone registered with a Google service, I’d not registered […]
Tom Clancy, self-described "boy writer," recounts events immediately before and after the publication of his first novel, "The Hunt for Red October."
When I saw the title “23 Signs You’re Secretly An Introvert” in a Huffington Post sidebar, I clicked on it immediately. Just out of curiosity. After all, I’ve known forever that […]
Today, on her blog Time Goes By, Ronni Bennett talks about how the media address different generations differently. Specifically, she refers to New York Times articles about Boomers being “upbeat, optimistic and […]
I stumbled onto a wonderful, wise website last night, Caring.com, and in particular, their articles on dealing with death, what to expect when someone is dying, what to do and […]
“After Pfizer sees this article, I’m sure they will find a way to pathologize this phenomenon and quickly move a drug to market to cure it.” That’s one of my […]
One’s senior years are not the best time be a hermitess. Nor are they the best time to have finally established that you’d really rather be left alone. Nope, it’s […]
As best I can remember, this is the first Thanksgiving Day I’ve ever spent by myself. My son and his family decided to go skiing today, which I was delighted […]
You may know them as snow, sand, or drift fences. They come in various forms, usually either wooden slats wired side-by-side, or perforated orange plastic sheeting strung on stakes. They […]
Could you, for ten million dollars, convince yourself that you are a porcupine?
Let the record show that at 3 pm today, the title to my beloved old Mazda passed from my hands to those of the tow-truck driver who took her on […]
Like a bug on the windshield of life. That’s how I’ve felt this week. Or maybe like there’s been a death in the family. I put my beloved Mazda in […]
Came across an interesting website today and felt compelled to indulge my fascination with maps. You can map places you’ve visited, either states or countries. You could just as easily […]
Chelsey Clinton’s wedding was big news recently. Why, I’m not sure. But it was. And it dove-tailed with this post, started a while back when I came across a little […]
Last night, for some odd reason, I was thinking about the monthly payment on the first house I ever owned. Only $111. Can you believe that? It was a 3-bedroom, […]
My favorite gift every year is the family calendar my sister produces. She started doing it at least ten years ago, maybe fifteen, and since each page features a montage […]