Prodependency Like the Pros

Ina and Her Jeffrey. HH and Me

Prodependency

First of all, who knew prodependency was a word, no less a thing? But sure enough, it is both.

So, now you — and me — know.

This new buzzy psychological term is different than codependency, which most of us are familiar with. Read more

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Good-bye to a Friend, Harry Reid

A Personal, Not Political, Memorial

Harry Reid

Somebody important died. He was important to the nation. He was important to his home state. To his family. And he was important to my family. His name was Harry Reid. Read more

Karens of the World, Take Heart

We Coulda Been Irmas, Irenes ... or Igors!

Karens of the world take heart

We Karens have taken it on the chin in recent years, becoming a globally derided meme for racist, elitist, and generally nasty behavior. Well, now Karens of the world, take heart! It seems the only thing worse than being named Karen these days is having an ‘I’ name!

Here’s why: Read more

A Head Start on Failed New Year’s Resolutions

Slouching into 2022

failed New Year's Resolutions

I’m avoiding the January rush, admitting early my abysmal history of failed New Year’s Resolutions. I know I won’t lose 10 pounds. Know I won’t exercise more. Know I won’t eat healthier. And, more importantly, know I won’t be a kinder, more patient person.

After 67 years, why go through the painful effort of trying? Read more

Season’s Greetings

Merry, Bright and Healthy

Season's greetings

Stay Warm.
Stay Healthy.
Jolly and Merry.
Cuddle with those you love. Read more

The Way to a Man’s Heart is Through His …

All Hail the Spicy Crab Pot

the way to a man's heart

Last week was our 35th wedding anniversary. You might think after all these years that passion has abated in our marriage, but you’d be wrong. Handsome Hubby is still one hot honey. As for me, I thought I knew the way to a man’s heart, but this year … Well, this year was a bit different. Read more

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