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...

Eastside Writing Room- Tucson and ZOOM

Meetings: ZOOM October 4, 11, 18, 25. Hybrid  meeting: October 18- Zoom and in-person for those who can make it. The Eastside Writing Room moves into autumn mode- meeting each Tuesday and In-Person once a month. We’re in the final quarter of our 9th year- now a...

9 Months Post-stroke

EVERY STROKE IS DIFFERENT Every recovery is different.  I’m now 9 months out from my stroke. 9 months is usually associated with birth in humans. This “me after stroke” is kind of like a birth. Each month my brain relearns new ways of doing “old” things. Each month...

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...

Where Will You Be in 25 Years?

My husband Hank, a.k.a. the National Treasure, reads several online newspapers each morning. He often sends me links to things we’ve talked about, or that strike him as newsworthy of sharing.  He forwarded an article to me about a woman who was 109 and died last week...