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Tag Archives: aging
It’s normal to lose your train of thought now and then. If that train routinely jumps the track and crashes in a fiery ball of twisted wreckage, you may have a problem. My husband and I were getting caught up … Continue reading
According to the saying, “A diamond is forever.” That’s why engagement rings have diamonds – they symbolize permanence. But I know a rock that makes a diamond look as fleeting as a Popsicle on a summer sidewalk, and that’s … Continue reading
I’m a fake. A couple of years ago, desperate to get my name in print, I convinced a local baby boomers magazine to let me do an occasional column. I agreed to take out an expensive business ad in return, … Continue reading
Hide the children. The following is not suitable for younger and more sensitive readers, by which I mean those under 50. My body is doing some funky stuff. I suspect aging may be involved. 1) Stuff is migrating. Formerly vital … Continue reading
Ungrateful, angry, discontented…I’m sick of dealing with people with these lousy attitudes. But how can I avoid myself? My friend Deb at The Monster In Your Closet got me thinking. She does that a lot, and I wish she’d knock … Continue reading
Two women slid into the pew directly in front of me as the church service started. The younger led her mother by the hand. The tiny, elderly woman was a bit unsteady on her feet, but her eyes were bright … Continue reading
Two women pass in the street. One is middle aged and overweight, her plodding walk mirroring the exhaustion in her tired, wrinkled face. The other woman is noticeably younger. Her long, blonde hair swings around her smooth, glowing face as … Continue reading
I’ve got a memory like one of those bowls with all the holes that you use to drain spaghetti, although I generally just use the pan lid, because why dirty another dish? It’s getting worse as I get older. To … Continue reading
You have a split second to respond. There are no do-overs. Choose poorly and you risk being tagged as Stuck-up Bitch or Village Idiot. I’m talking about navigating the no-man’s land between seeing someone, and figuring out if it’s someone … Continue reading