8 Months Post-stroke

April 30,2022 Over the past two weeks I had several medical check-ups and I was the recipient of some really nice compliments. I’ve always loved compliments. Am I needy? Vain? Quite possibly, but these days I don’t try to  figure out the root of this love. I accept...

Tricks or Treats: A Personal Update

IT’S TRICK OR  TREAT SEASON This October does seem like a new season to me. The weather here, September-November is a treat! The sometimes few clouds give us genuinely beautiful sunsets. It’s warm-usually 70ºs during the day; 40ºs 50ºs early morning. Even though...

How to Handle an Uninvited Guest

BUT WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO “BE NICE” Belated thanks to Mom, my 7th grade Home Economics teacher, Emily Post  and Miss Manners (some of you may remember those last three). They each modeled, drilled, and cajoled me to learn how to be a gracious hostess. The...