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Filling Out Forms

Filling Out Forms

Filling out new forms with old information, I was startled. The dermatologist’s office wanted to know my end of life wishes. Good grief! I hate filling out forms! Why did they need to know that if all they were treating was eczema? Oh Wait – I was here for the annual...

Driving Safety in Autumn Gardens

Driving Safety in Autumn Gardens

Driving safety may be the elephant in the room for families of seasoned citizens. We need to assess our capabilities before the accidents – not after. Recently I was with friends who  are feeling as  much angst over their aging parents driving safety as they did over...

Occupying Another People-Watching Perch

Occupying Another People-Watching Perch

Sitting around a hospital lobby Doug and I realized we were on another people-watching perch.  We were there providing moral support because my brother had knee replacement surgery. Thankfully, it has gone well. However, what we both received was confirmation that...

Pounds, Weights and Measures

Pounds, Weights and Measures

I have never lost a pound that didn’t find its way back to me, sometimes along with three buddies. "I try to lose weight, but it keeps finding me!" The truth is, in the words of a favorite muse: [Over the decades], I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging...

An Anniversary: Eleven Years Blogging

An Anniversary: Eleven Years Blogging

Eleven years ago, I “published” my first blog piece.  I began it after four years into an unanticipated relocation, from  “the Free state,” to the Lone-Star state. The organizing principle was gardening, tethered to a favorite quote from a favorite actor: “If you have...

Whilst My Easy Chair Beckons . . .

Whilst My Easy Chair Beckons . . .

Our taste buds are recalibrating as we are both continuing on an eating plan that eliminates empty carbs, fat, and white stuff whilst adding more lean protein. No, we are still not exercising as much as we might. I know this because of a travelogue,  "Footloose in . ....

Staying in The Here And Now

Staying in The Here And Now

Here I Am, Still On Track, But Staying in the here and now is good advice for somebody like me who misses her junk food, and looks forward to being bad . . . with food. Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine Ulmer I need constant reminders: don't meander...

Obsessing While Winging It

Obsessing While Winging It

Ok. I am obsessing about this new eating adventure – well, writing about it is taking up more time than it should.  But thank you reader, who agreed to be accountable with me! Just for today. So here’s where we are at close of day: I didn’t blow it. Much. Maybe I am...

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