The Donald and Hillary

I was seventy six years old during the battle of the presidency between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – two very flawed candidates who left the country having to make a choice when voting for the President of the United States. One thing I can say for sure, no matter which of these two candidates […]

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It’s fun to be thrifty excerpt

This is an excerpt from my chapter in the book titled: It’s fun to be thrifty. “Did you know that since I became a senior my husband and I do a lot of matinees said Rosy?” She laughed and said to me, “Please get your mind out of the gutter. I am talking about movie […]

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The Brotherhood of Widowhood

We’ve been through childhood, parenthood and now a lot of 70 year olds are facing widowhood. How do you feel about living alone I asked during my interviews? Upon reflection, Annie says she has never lived alone until recently when her husband passed away. She recalled she lived with her siblings and parents then married […]

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Excerpt from “Bring it on…you’re in your 70’s” about Parenthood

Did you know that becoming a gardener requires more preparation than parenting? And, did you know, parenting does not get any easier when you’re in your 70’s. We bring up our kids so they do not need us and then all of a sudden we are 70 something and that is when we begin to […]

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Enough is Enough

On November 21, 2013 I wrote Irony #1 and Irony #2 on Facebook. Irony 1 “We are told NOT to judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics.” BUT on the other hand……. “We are also encouraged TO judge ALL Gun Owners by the actions of a few lunatics.” How is that supposed […]

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