Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Visit

One of my many  is having to have had loving parents for many years.  I say many years because one passed on at 93, the other, at 95.  I was long on Medicare when I lost them. Yesterday, I paid … Continue reading

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Youth Today

Youth today, with all of their access to social media seem a shallow, ego-centric lot.  They fill up bits and bites on Facebook with pictures of themselves on the toilet, what they wore or didn’t on their last dates, what … Continue reading

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Taking Stock of Myself

 t Those of us retired before 2008 with modest stock portfolios,  watched with bated breath as negative signs appeared before stock items that we bought because they were predicted to grow.  I’m one of the lucky ones who did not have to … Continue reading

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Howard’s Shirt

About a year ago my brother-in-law left a flannel, quilted lined shirt at my house.  Once, I tried to give it back to him.  He told me to keep it.  So, I did.  It came in handy this winter as … Continue reading

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A Drug Casualty

If today’s NYT is to believed, a new casualty of illegal drugs is children.  Not the babies born with an addiction; nor, the children haphazardly raised by a drug using parent.  The latest casualty is a group of girl children … Continue reading

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