Life as a Miracle: 40th Birthday Surprise

Life as a Miracle: 40th Birthday Surprise

My husband relishes control, while I cherish freedom. Each accepted the challenge of the other, near 40 years ago. As you might surmise, Larry hates surprises. As the girlfriend, I’d tried once, in front of his sisters, by making popcorn balls for his birthday....
Grant Boys

Grant Boys

I’m sitting here – amusing the muse – in my new Levi’s 5 pocket jeans, feeling well-dressed and sassy because I achieved the basic female criteria for new clothes: they look good they feel good I got a good deal my husband took me shopping and...
Spacey in Macy’s

Spacey in Macy’s

We have to attend two weddings soon. Hadn’t been to one in a few years and, wouldn’t you know it, the gaggle of gowns hanging in the closet don’t fit. Must be that languishing forlornly shrinky-dinks sequins. Satin and polyester, too. Macy’s...
Fancy plushitous

Fancy plushitous

Plantar facitis – I have it again. Oopsy, the shoes I’ve been wearing. Oopsy, a mash-up of syllables and sounds again. What’s a girl to do – go shoe shopping, of course! One can not mend a brain, so one must spend – Retail therapy is...
Eight Days a Week

Eight Days a Week

Baby Boomer that I am – spending miserly, shopping for deals – at Sam’s I am not. Bill Engdahl enthusiast that I am, often smugly saying “here’s your sign” to some idiot. The sign pictured is not on a Wal-Mart wall, the box store...