“Winds In The East, Mist Comin’ In .. Like Something Is Brewin’, About To Begin..”


“ … Can't put me finger on what lies in store … But I feel what's to happen, all happened before.” From Mary Poppins … My life is starting to evolve … again – dynamics are changing, people around me are in flux in ways that will affect me somehow someway somewhere .. sometime soon. …

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Sidewalk – 1, IttyBittyBoomer – 0 (or) Stumbles and Falls And Jumping Back Up


I’m good! I’m ok … I said as my son helped me up off the sidewalk.  I would like to say I jumped up! But, alas, that was not the case.  My lip was bleeding and rapidly swelling, and the abrasions on my knees were covered with dirt and gravel and quickly starting to burn. …

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Recovering From The Hurts Of Morbid Obesity– Lessons from Cari …


I read with deep interest the blog of a fellow “WLS’er” – or weight loss surgery post op friend – this last week regarding healing from our hurts.  Any of our hurts … and how it isn’t an easy process … but a process it is. My biggest life-long battle has been with morbid obesity.  …

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The Loving Spoonful Had It Right ….


Hot town, summer in the city, Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty. Been down, isn't it a pity, doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city. All around, people looking half dead, walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head... UGH! I’ve been visiting my son and daughter-in-law in Brooklyn for …

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I Don’t Know Much …. Relationships Past & Present


I am sixty years old .. well into boomerdom … and have “completed” two long-term relationships in my life … Not too bad by today’s standards, is it? I met my first husband when I was sixteen years old (mid-October, 1966 to be exact) and a Junior in high school.  My dad was on his …

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Sometimes we look so far to find happiness ..


Sometimes we look so far to find happiness when we don't even realize that happiness is in our hearts, waiting patiently to be released. ~ Anonymous A  “Boomer” friend of mine has been searching for happiness for as long as I’ve known him (over 3 years) – maybe forever … he went through a bitter …

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Enjoying Life’s Detours


"Enjoy life's detours. They often provide some of life's greatest memories."  Anonymous At the moment I am in Brooklyn, helping my son and daughter in law with a health crisis My daughter in law was struck by a speeding bicyclist on June 11, in Prospect Park, near where they live.  She ended up with multiple skull …

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