Swimming Lessons

I’m very proud of Hubby. In his mid-60s, he’s decided to take swimming lessons at the Y. As he puts it, he doesn’t want to compete in an Iron Man triathlon, he just wants to know how to rescue himself if need be. His first lesson went well, and he had a lot of fun. […]

High School Graduations

High school graduations are fast approaching. In last week’s blog, I said I wished I’d gone to college right out of high school. What I didn’t say is that when I graduated from high school second in my class, I thought I was too dumb to go to college. I thought only really smart people […]

Thoughts on Regrets

Last week, I watched an old sit-com show where they discussed regrets. While I didn’t watch the whole show, the topic of regrets stayed with me, and I’ve been thinking about my regrets. Just like most other people, I have a few. Some things I regret not doing when the opportunity came, but since I’m […]

Thoughts on Dementia

Long ago, my granny and I had wonderful talks while doing the dishes. We talked about all kinds of things, but mostly about family. I remember very clearly her saying that she hoped that when she died, she just fell down dead and that would be that. Her biggest fear, she told me, was losing […]

Is Hatred a Public Health Issue?

Definition of hatred from Merriam-Webster: extreme dislike or disgust; ill will or resentment that is usually mutual; prejudiced hostility or animosity I listened to an interview of Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish who is researching hatred and how it has become a public health issue. It’s a very contagious disease spreading across our country. If anyone has […]