Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Merry Christmas Season

Just turned 3/4's of a century.  Yes I Did!  Celebrated with the worst cold any human being ever had.  At least in my opinion.  I have recovered from the major symptoms and now have only to deal with the occasional sneezes and residual nose blowing as well as the lethargy that comes from sitting under a blanket and moaning for a week.  Without getting all PC, baby it's cold out there is so true around here.  I barely want to open the door to get the mail.

Having said all that, open the door I must.  Christmas is coming and there are presents to by, cards to mail, festive things to do and cook and hope you are all enjoying the season.  I have a number of ladies lunches to attend and family functions to prepare for.  Christmas Eve for us will be on the 22nd to accommodate the caregivers in the fam.  That leaves the 24th to face.  Fortunately we old fogies have other old fogies who will be at loose ends on that eve and we will gather at some local open place for a fun dinner.  On Christmas Day as usual we will watch old Christmas movies over and over and at about 6pm go to the local Japanese restaurant for hibachi entertainment.

Here's a picture of my tree.  Jolly right?

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Hello October

So a little more than a year later, I'm still here.  I'm amazed that so much time has passed between entries.  I'm amazed that it seems like just a short while ago.  I'm amazed that I can still be amazed.

So much for that.  Here it is, October 2018.  Recounting the events of the past year or more would be a task.  Some of the highlights include my husband's back surgery, a multi-level fusion, four to be precise.  It worked out wonderfully well but about 9 months or so later he suffered a herniated disc above the surgical area which had to eventually be surgically dealt with and that was followed by a problem with the Sacroiliac joint which eventually had to be fused ... all these months later he is finally and thankfully pain free.  Praise the Lord!

During all of that back pain thing I had to do the running and fetching and driving and nursing and I had a knee issue that could not be addressed until this past June.  Two large tears in the meniscus were repaired and the surgery was eventually followed by physical therapy.

So now that everyone in this house is done with the limping and moaning and groaning, we're ready for fall.

Monday, September 04, 2017

My Favorite New Movie

Saw this movie over the summer with my stepson and step grandson and my husband and I LOVED it.  Each for different reasons of course.  That's what makes the world spin as they say.   He loved the car chases, I loved Baby.  He is so adorable and if I were younger, much, well I would be heading out to where ever he might be living and .....  yeah.   So.  If I were you I would go see this sucker.  Man, oh man.  Now you know how old I am.  Man, oh man.  Right?  Well.  The music is terrific.  The kid is unbeatable and Kevin Spacey as always owns it.  Go.  Now!  see it

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Helpful Fitness Tip

Best fitness tip I've seen in a long long time

Saturday, June 17, 2017

We love our Charlie Baker

This is what I'll be doing this week and loving it

Want to come?

See you there maybe

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Something I love

I love this where can I get one?

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Wow! Summer is here and the living is lazy as they say.  Of course I was lazy back in the Spring as well.  No excuses.  I have just not had the urge to sit and spill it out as I used to.  This site has served me well in those times of need but needs have changed.  Funny isn't it?

This summer has been one of beautiful weather and limited company.  Kind of a perfect season.  My biggest complaint is that the weeds are thriving and I haven't been as attentive as I should be.  I didn't plant the hangers that hang empty on my fence.  I didn't even take the empty things down.  I haven't planted any tomatoes as I have in the past.  I sit at the table on my patio and read in the sun.  I bake for 20 minutes or so and then come in for a cold drink and next thing you know I'm sound asleep. I wake up and wander thinking I should dust or sweep or pull those weeds.  I do none of those things.  I think about what to make for dinner.  I might go to the gym at the community center and walk on the treadmill for a bit.  I might not.  If I had a swing out in the yard I would swing lying belly down on that seat like I used to when I was 6.  I'm not 6 or even 60 so it's a damned good thing that swing is gone or neighbors would have to call the emergency crew to get me up.

Ah!  Summer!  I hope you're having a good one too.