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?

gardens · humor · pain · pricks · trimming · Uncategorized

Those Pesky Pricks in Life

I came too near a rose-bush this week and got pricked..several times. Which led me to ponder the various ‘pricks’ I’ve encountered in my 7 plus decades of living.  And there have been lots of such injuries. Some pricks are minor nuisances that sting for a moment and then are quickly forgotten. I think those… Continue reading Those Pesky Pricks in Life

celibacy · humor · reblog · Uncategorized

On Celibacy

Originally posted on A Simple, Village Undertaker:
What is Celibacy? Celibacy can be a choice in life, or a condition imposed by circumstances. While attending a Marriage Weekend, Frank and his wife, Ann, listened to the instructor declare, “It is essential that husbands and wives know the things that are important to each other”. He…

clothes · fighting · girls · humor · sharing · sisters · Uncategorized

Whose Slip Is it Anyway?

I grew up in a family of 3 girls, and we were all about the same size in our teen years. Doesn’t sound like such a big deal until you realize that we could wear the same socks, shoes, slips, dresses, etc. Perhaps this isn’t an issue for teenage boys, but for girls it is… Continue reading Whose Slip Is it Anyway?