Tag Archives: Perspective

Dancing Through the Pain

I once greeted my first husband at the door, wrapped in Saran. Being his usual pragmatic self, he looked at me and asked, “Aren’t you cold? Where are the kids? What’s for dinner?” Continue reading

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Did You Really Say, “Far Out, Man?”

“You’re a living history lesson,” the lad will say as I scoop another portion of Metamucil. “Is it OK to pop some questions?” Continue reading

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I Don’t See Well Anymore

I rushed over to the window, looked out, squinched my eyes and said with disdain, “I’m having difficulty seeing the tree, and you want me to focus on a branch and then hone in on something the size of a kosher pickle? Continue reading

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Giddy Yup

Chip was a leathery old horse trainer who’d been teaching horseback riding for over 32 years. One look at me and he determined that Clementine and I would be a perfect match. Continue reading

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I Am a Happy, Homeless Pet and House Sitter

Who wouldn’t like to travel and have FREE accommodation? Continue reading

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Stop Telling Me I’m Old

I had all I could do to keep from slapping her wrinkle-free face. Where on earth did she get such a distorted concept of older women? Continue reading

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Is Falling in Love Inevitable?

Travel should be a REQUIRED activity for everybody before they get too old to heft a backpack! Continue reading

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Living with a Roommate Could Just Save Your Life

There is in fact a darn good reason for giving up your solitary lifestyle: Living with a roommate could very well save your life. Continue reading

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Growing Up Dangerously

I was four years old when I started kindergarten and walked to school. The only instructions I had, or needed, were: look both ways when crossing the street and don’t speak to strangers. Continue reading

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Kindest Regards, You Miserable People

You are spoiled, greedy, egocentric people who will never find happiness… Continue reading

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