Pondering Long Life

Going to the Dogs in the Process

Norman Lear just died at 101. God bless. Rosalynn Carter at 96 and Henry Kissinger made it to 100. Does the thought of such a long life thrill — or chill — you? Read more

Thirty-Seven Years Ago

It was the Opposite of a Terrible, Rotten, Horrible, No Good Day!

Thirty-seven years ago, Handsome Hubby and I said our “I do’s.”

To state the obvious, a lot has happened in the years since then. Read more

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Devilish December Book Angst.

I Didn't Make the List, Again. Bah Humbug!

Book angst

It’s the holiday season, the time when most peoples’ minds and tummies turn to shopping and food. Not me. Devilish December signals my full-blown seasonal book angst. You think I’m kidding? Read on. Read more

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Giving thanks. 

Good health. A loving family. Lots of friends. Rewarding work. Loyal readers.

So much to feel grateful for.

From our home to yours,

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving. 

Here’s hoping you too find much to feel grateful for

as we celebrate this festive — and caloric — occasion!

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Gifts I DO Want

Greed is Good ... or So I Heard

Gifts I do want

Last week I detailed a lengthy list of gifts I don’t want for the holidays. This week, I turn to the gifts I do want. It’s a shorter list, but it’s pricy. So, hold on to your wallets and buckle up. It’s a doozy! Read more

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Gifts I Don’t Want

Thanks, But No Thanks

a set of unicorn snot lip gloss
From a lip gloss labeled “Unicorn Snot” to other assorted weird what-nots, holiday gift lists are dropping like hotcakes. In response, I’ve prepared a list of eight items I definitely don’t want … and I’m pretty sure you won’t either. Take a peak and see.

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