We celebrated my maternal grandmother's 98th birthday the weekend before last. She has been in an assisted living home for... I'm not certain how many years now. Toward the end of that week, she suffered a minor heart attack and was also diagnosed with pneumonia. Not good news. I was asked by my aunt to … Continue reading 98 YEARS OF ELIZABETH


Today's LetsBlogOff topic is about Thanksgiving and food.  I was having a really hard time coming up with anything particularly unique about our Thanksgiving, until last night, when this year’s got canceled. Okay, that’s a little dramatic. Actually, it’s only canceled for my mother, who fell and broke her pelvis during game 6 of the … Continue reading THANKSGIVING RESERVATIONS


The other evening I was visiting with my lovely and talented blog topic muse, Max, and we started talking about things we miss from our childhoods. As a child of the 70s and 80s -heavily influenced by reruns of the 50s and 60s, it turns out TV and the people who were on it topped the list, along with … Continue reading THINGS I MISS