The Sexy 70’s

I start every chapter in my book with a joke. This is the joke that headed up the chapter titled: The Sexy 70’s An elderly couple had been dating for some time and decided it was finally time to marry. Before the wedding, they had a long conversation regarding how their marriage might work. They […]

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Pumping your own gas for the rest of your Life

You can’t write about 70 year olds without hearing the phrase…”I remember when”. There was no such thing as self-serve way back when, so, let’s get started. We remember when every gas station had at least one gas station attendant. All you did was roll down the window, not an automatic window I might add, […]

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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

“For men whose marriage ends only because of death there is often a desire to repeat the happiness they knew,” said Susan Shapiro Barash, who teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. After reading this tidbit of information I now am able to understand why widowed men are more apt to jump right back into […]

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