Bored and Restless 2022- 5 Antidotes

Bored? Restless? This has been a topic I’ve struggled with. A few years ago I wrote about it and now I find it’s popping up again on regular ordinary days. Time to review my experiences and take my own advice. I’ve often been pretty quick to say, “I...

Trick or Treat- 2022

My friend Joe and I were comparing Halloween doings:  Joe: Do you get many trick or treaters? Me: No, not in the community here. It’s mostly retired folks. Occasionally we might get a grandparent herding some little grands. During the pandemic, nada. Now it seems...

Aging Eyes

I was pretty smug for two years after my cataract surgery. No glasses needed… ever. I could read ingredients on vitamin bottles, see veins on leaves, wave to hikers up in the Catalina Mountains from my office window here in the foothills. My doctor advised I might...

Oh WOW! News

Oh WOW! News  Yes, I’m tooting my own horn! Because I had been wavering, vacillating. Could I? Would I be able to be active in creative venues that have given me an incredible amount of joy and laughter?  It’s not been a straight path; there are and will be detours,...

One Year Post-stroke

On August 25, 2022 I celebrated one year post-stroke. One year -12 months – 365 days – 8760 hours – 525,600 minutes –  31,536,000 seconds. But who’s counting? (Ok I’m not, since that’s an area where those one-year-old brain cells are happy to...