Aristocrats, Vagabonds, and Clowns

Aristocrats, Vagabonds, and Clowns

Aristocrats, vagabonds, and clowns… does this describe your passel of friends, foes, and family? Have you been able to see, hug, and hold them close yet? After the protracted pause our lives endured across the nation, the¬†friendly skies (whose airline slogan is...
Aphasia is not an April Fool Trick

Aphasia is not an April Fool Trick

As you may recall, Constant Reader, this is a Boomer blog, though my posts aren’t always humorous. Nor the posts confined to Boomer issues. But today’s blog is. Today’s topic may be a concern for you… maybe not, but it certainly is for me....
Writing Christmas cards, each a memoir of our 2020 life

30 Days hath November…

“Thirty days hath November. April, June, and September. February alone has 28 – let’s celebrate my birthday with a corona-vaccine shot! Well, tomorrow is December 1. I prayed for COVID to be over by Christmas – ’twas all I wanted. But,...
The Constancy of Chores Mediated Quarantine

The Constancy of Chores Mediated Quarantine

I used to eschew chores that were never over and done. Recycled tediousness, like making the bed. Washing dishes, doing laundry. A need for meticulousness that was never seen. Necessary to health certainly, yet – in the absurd year of COVID that 2020 has been...