Category Archives: aging

BACKYARD THEATER

  I cannot even begin to comment on the above picture.  I was born in 1942 and most of my childhood occurred during the 40s and 50s.  We didn’t even have a television set until I turned ten.  It was … Continue reading

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HAPPY SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

Today has been designated Senior Citizen Day.  This forgotten element of our society is slowly growing into oblivion.  The young folks have lost respect for the elderly, when they are really a mountain of information and deserving of  attention. When I turned … Continue reading

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AGING, MY WAY!

I’m a big fan of Maxine.  She tells it like it is and I often do too.  I’m much more courageous when I don’t have to confront anyone face to face.  The written word is my battleground and often I … Continue reading

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MY PRAYER WARRIOR

The old, stained, cowboy hat is often seen on this gentle spirit’s head.  Like the man wearing it, it’s been through many ups and downs, but he’s always managed to pray in all circumstances. We both know the power of prayer.  However, … Continue reading

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THIS ISN’T WORK

A couple weeks ago, I shared with you that I’m starting a new line of work. It isn’t a full time position.  In fact, I’ll just be working at this particular facility once a month.  I have to admit I … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

originally posted on January 16, 2015 Childish memories drift through the valleys and crevices of my brain, Stored treasures from my youth come forth with such a loud refrain, I sometimes think no mountain is too tall, and then I … Continue reading

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THE OLD GREY MARE…

I hope I look as dignified as this old, grey, mare.  After a long rest, I’ve decided it’s time to get back in the saddle again.  My last physical indicated that I’m in pretty good health for an old lady, … Continue reading

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SIMPLE THINGS

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”   Laura Ingalls Wilder Yesterday, after a workout at the gym, (yes I’ve actually started doing this again) I stopped at the grocery store to pick … Continue reading

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FAMILY REUNIONS

July often reminds me of a time long ago, when we’d gather as a family for a great big party.  We’d dine on potato salad, fried chicken, homemade ice cream and deviled eggs – not to mention tasty homemade pies and cakes.  Everything … Continue reading

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TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE

If only life were like a box of chocolates, but alas, I’ve been restricted – mostly self-inflicted – to a life of leafy greens, high protein and a lack of sugar.  I’m not complaining, it’s just tough for an old … Continue reading

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