car wrecks · drivers · humor · Step-parent · teenagers · Uncategorized

You Have How Many Children?

Parenting did not come naturally to me. In fact, I knew at a young age that having children was not part of my life plan. I was not cut out to be a mother. In fact, being an aunt, a godmother, even being a friend to a child scared me to celibacy. But thank goodness,… Continue reading You Have How Many Children?

Cee's Odd Ball Photo Challenge · Dublin · humor · Ireland · Pictures · Uncategorized

Odd Ball Sign

I found this sign in front of a restaurant in Dublin, Ireland…and thought it was delightful and a bit odd, to go with Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge. See more at https://ceenphotography.com/2017/06/04/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-june-4-2017/.  

aging · excuses · hearing · humor · Memory · Uncategorized · weight

There Are Advantages to being 75

I’m so glad to be my age. Being ‘old’, ‘wise one’, ‘elderly’, ‘all knowing’, ‘aged’, ‘over the hill’, or whatever term is used to describe someone 75 or older, allows me to have excuses for lots of failings. I have reasons for the many things I want to avoid. For instance, I want to ignore… Continue reading There Are Advantages to being 75

humor · Mirrors · reblog · Uncategorized · Village Undertaker

Mirrors

Originally posted on A Simple, Village Undertaker:
I saw this on Instagram this afternoon.  It was put up by Jake Johnson of Johnson Consulting, a well-known funeral service advisor firm. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this pops up. Always remember the lesson of this photo, “Life is short and dead…

hips · humor · job changes · knees · umbrella · Uncategorized · visualization

Mind Over Fat?

I’ve believed, for many years, that what I visualize seems to work its way into my reality. I see a ‘dipped cone’, cold ice cream covered in crusty chocolate, and suddenly I’m turning into a Dairy Queen. Or, if thinking about a trip down the river, I can find myself suddenly washed into torrent rapids rushing… Continue reading Mind Over Fat?