You know the feeling when you shouldn’t do something, but do it anyway? That happened this week when I came upon a very large, very old snapping turtle in the middle of the road. “What was that?” I asked my son, Paul, when … [Read more...] about Why Did This Turtle Cross the Road?
Ever find a bunch of old products that seemed like a good idea at the time? When cleaning out our garage, my husband Randy and I came upon a pile of cataclysmic pet items we had bought over the years. I sighed. They’d come … [Read more...] about Our 4 Most Disastrous Pet Purchases!
It sat there in our driveway for days, mocking us. A large empty metal container, with gaping maw, daring Randy and me to fill its huge belly. My husband and I looked at each other. Ordering a dumpster seemed a good idea, … [Read more...] about Cleaning Out the Garage with Your Spouse: The Good, the Bad, and the Mysterious
One great thing about assembling posts for "Best of the Boomer Bloggers" is getting to read about… well, everything! Here’s a wonderful sampling from our writers this week... Wait. Are we discussing Medicare?! Carol … [Read more...] about Monsters, Medicare, and (sigh) Masks!
It should be easy buying a gift for my husband, Randy. He has varied, fun, passionate interests – music, playing bass, wine collecting, and clothes, just to name a few. With a 65th birthday coming up, finding something should … [Read more...] about Help! What Do You Get the Man Who Has Everything?!
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you look out your window and find a sight that stops your heart. This happened to me on a recent Monday morning when I heard a strange sound from our driveway. No, I didn’t spot a lion … [Read more...] about Mondays and Garbage and Bears… Oh My!
The Best of the Boomer Bloggers are back. As usual, they’re full of interesting, practical, and inspiring advice on a variety of subjects. Here are their posts… Can we compare Covid to the Black … [Read more...] about The Black Plaque, Better Smiles… and The Unexpected Perks of Retirement!
I rolled my eyes when I heard of Jeff Bezos’ journey into space this week. One more super rich guy with his vanity project. Meanwhile, there are too many problems here on earth. As my husband Randy followed the launch on … [Read more...] about When Billionaires Fly…and a Mom Worries
It’s easy to feel terrible about the human condition lately, with the constant hatred between political factions. But sometimes something magical happens that gives me hope, even for a brief time. This week “The … [Read more...] about Maybe Music Does Hath Charms…