We've decided we really just prefer to live here. #notmoving
and as much as I love my yard, it's getting tiresome to maintain. So, we have begun planning a move. My mother lives in a Continuous Care Retirement Community and we think that looks like a great way to be old. And we think we can afford it. Selling our house will provide our buy-in… Continue reading I’m getting old
My husband has always debated with himself about what to do with the photos he takes. They are mostly for himself. But, he would like to share with people who have a similar esthetic. He decided to create a zine, more for his own entertainment than anything. A project for his amusement. He had a… Continue reading No Context
There was a meme on FaceBook about cutting grapes so little kids don't choke on them and it put me in mind of a story. I don't know if it will amuse anyone but my nephew and me. But, remembering makes me chuckle. When my youngest nephew was 3 or 4 years old, we were… Continue reading Sawyer and the cherries.
25 years ago, Offspring wanted to share some too-sweet-to-bear candy with me, saying "You loved this when you were little!" And I had to say, "But, that was then and this is now. It's too sweet for me now." A week later, I stumbled on a sciency article about taste. It said we effectively have… Continue reading A change of taste
Ages ago, I was at a covered dish dinner at some friends' house. One of the contributions was a pasta casserole with tuna and peas in a white sauce. Our hostess chuckled when she saw it and asked the woman who brought it if her husband had gotten any of it yet. The answer was… Continue reading It doesn’t taste the same
The place we got it was astonishing. It was drive through. We couldn't get in the front entrance of the community college where it was set up. There was a cop parked in the road to block that entrance. So, we drove around to the back entrance where the line formed. There was a group… Continue reading We got our first COVID vaccination yesterday