Category Archives: life & love

Planned Obsolescence

Today’s appliances and gadgets have a tendency to work … until they don’t. The sad part is they tend to go south just when you need old reliable. It doesn’t matter if it’s a  toaster or the four wheel monster … Continue reading

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What Day Is This?

This has been a strange week. Okay, it’s pretty much been a strange year, but this week has been especially challenging. No, it isn’t because everything was disjointed — that was  last week. I can’t put my finger on it, … Continue reading

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From the Kitchen … With Love

I like food. I prefer someone else plating it up for me, but I generally know my way around a kitchen. I will be the first to admit, most of my culinary creations tend to be on the simple side, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye

Happy Anniversary Sweetheart! Another year in the books. I remember that hot, humid Saturday like it was yesterday — Aug. 31, 1968. It was the day we got married, the day we promised before God, our families, and our friends … Continue reading

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All Is Well …

Today marked my annual wellness evaluation. Actually, it was my first wellness evaluation. It was scheduled — and cancelled — last August. It was scheduled — and cancelled — in January. It was scheduled — and cancelled, thanks to covid … Continue reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun

I was a little young to remember, but I have been told at 5:19 a.m. on a sultry August morning 73 years ago in Paterson, NJ, I entered the world. The family always said after receiving a few swats on … Continue reading

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Bologna … Or Is It Baloney

My second favorite passion in life is food. Traveling — often with a fine restaurant meal penciled in — is No. 1. Notice I didn’t say cooking or  preparing food. I lean more toward eating food. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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Bucket List

As I  am wont to do, I was Tune In hopscotching and landed at B 105.7, Indianapolis, IN. Between light listening tunes, DJ Eric Allen shared responses to an interesting question he posed back in April — where is a … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I’m tired. I don’t like to clutter my space with social issues, but today I can’t help myself. I will apologize up front if I offend anyone during this rant. But I AM tired. I am tired of this whole covid … Continue reading

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Hallmark Moments

I’ll be the first to admit it. I am a hopeless romantic and I enjoy settling in with a good Hallmark movie. Of course, lately, I enjoy the fact I can “rest my eyes” for a minute or two and … Continue reading

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