Oh Muse where thou are….or where are thou…

Went for the daily walk with my walking buddy, even though it was high 20’s when I last looked on television.  I thought, are my lungs and brain going to be able to cope with this shock to my system or am I creating my demise before my time is up?  Stay with me.  The darlingContinue reading “Oh Muse where thou are….or where are thou…”

Dashing thru the snow and homemade chicken soup…

Dashing thru the snow…in a black wheel carried sleigh…all the fun ?  This is something totally unexpected by me.  Snow now?  I got so, I mean, in a state of shock that all I could think was…I don’t know.  For the first time ever, my nerves got me to cook homemade chicken soup with beans,Continue reading “Dashing thru the snow and homemade chicken soup…”

Clothes…do they help you or date you…

A few years ago I was visiting with my trendy daughter and she made this observation “mami, don’t start dressing like a little old lady.”  I told her that the outfit I was wearing made me feel comfortable.  She responded, “yes, comfortable, but they date you.”  Another enlightened moment of my life. Since then IContinue reading “Clothes…do they help you or date you…”

Many Happy Birthdays’ Syndrome…and Benefits

To admit or not to admit…to yourself.  Well, I am like a cat fighting going down the trunk of a tree, and leaving claw streaks as I resist gravity and are on my way down.  Down baby, down. There are a lot of things we (baby boomers) are facing as gravity takes a hold of allContinue reading “Many Happy Birthdays’ Syndrome…and Benefits”

The aftermath…how many extra pounds

Well…do the picture says it all?  There was the turkey, the glazed carrots, the biscuits, the sausage-stuffing muffins (first time ever and to die for, literally), regular potatoes, sweet ones, I even ate the skin for the first time too.  Tastes very good.  Learned a lot about sweet potatoes from Lisa Johnson of the YummyContinue reading “The aftermath…how many extra pounds”