Surviving Menopause

Most everyone has heard the old question of “if a tree falls in the forest, but there is no one around to hear, does it still make a sound?”  I don’t really care if a falling tree makes a sound.  What I’m wondering is … if your body is not in the best of shape,…

AARP

What I Want To Be When I Grow Up

I usually only check my mail once every two weeks right before I get paid. My logic being that my mail typically consists of bills, a couple of catalogs and some random advertisements – once every couple of weeks is often enough right?  Like tonight, I stopped by the mailbox on my way home from…

lies!

They lied to me.

They lied to me. My parents.  And I believed them. Or maybe they just didn’t know anything different.  Maybe it’s what their parents told them. Work hard and be nice.  It’s what I been taught all my life. It’s what I’ve done all my life. It’s probably what you were taught as well. I guess…

my escape plan?

My escape plan

No one died.  One of my sons has described me as having retarded unflinching optimism. I took that description as a compliment, even though I’m not sure it was meant to be. I believe it’s all a matter of perception – what we tell ourselves. As long as no one has died, there’s always a…