ALL THE HOUSES

You know you're getting old when you take someone around to show them where you used to live, where your grandparents lived, etc., and some of the buildings don't exist anymore.  Yes, it's a sad fact that I am that old.   Of course, I have no...

YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE

One of the major business streets near us is going to be closed all summer for road work.  Woohoo!  We already have a huge "Road Work Ahead, Slow" sign in our lawn and it will be joined by a "Detour" sign very soon.   The emergency cinic and our...

ANOTHER LOVELY HALF-DAY

Got up feeling good Thursday morning.  Hubby was a little frenetic because the dude was coming to check the air-conditioning - just the usual check-up - and Hubby had lots of stuff to do before the guy came in mid-morning (so I was told the ay...

MOTHER'S DAY

Hubby always tries to give me a nice day.  He mentioned yesterday that he hadn't gotten me a present, but I don't need anything so it's okay!  I just like to be noticed as a Mom now and then.  He's taking me out to dinner- I shaved my legs for the...

can hardly wait for the new health plan. ...

One of my medications, potassium, costs $677/mo.  I have to take the liquid because for some reason the pills don't work on me.  I also eat a lot of potassium-rich foods without much diference.  I can hardly wait to see what it will cost under the new...

YIKES! I NEED A HAIRCUT!

I haven't had a haircut for over two months.  My hair is getting long enough to start curling now, especially after all the rain we've had.  I combed my hair last night before bed and looked at myself in the mirror.  I have to admit that I'm starting...