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Taking Stock and Moving On

Early this fall, I went on a road trip with a woman with whom I’d been best friends for 24 years. I felt somewhat apprehensive about going, even considered canceling due to the number of little red flags waving. But … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Mom discovers Instagram!

OK, my title is more than a bit misleading, since I don’t post to Instagram, myself, and I’ve known about it for some time. However, my elder son, who lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, has a fabulous Instagram page that … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Getting a Leg Up

Retirement agrees with you, even if your leg doesn’t know it. The pain in your right hip makes you limp, which puts the burden of work on the left leg. The imbalance brings on bursitis in both hips, relieved only … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Adventures in Retirement

The sweet taste of freedom is less than a month away; you cannot contain your joy. You long ago passed the “I don’t wanna get up in the morning” phase on the road to retirement. The work days fly by … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Scrabble Game (Road Trip part 2)

After an uncomfortable night, you awaken starving, since you only had fruit for dinner last night. You’re on your way to visit Mom and Dad, and you can’t wait to see them. You know Mom will have lunch ready when … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Road Trip (part 1)

It’s June, 1988, and school has just ended for the year. Your very ADHD boys, 4-going-on-5 and 6, are driving you crazy as you try to pack for a trip out of state to visit your parents, who are getting … Continue reading

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