The Kids of 1959

"1959." Does that year ring your bell? Are you celebrating the Big 6-0 this year? I turn 60 in November. Snuggle Bunny turns 65 a few days later. It's kind of hard to believe. Feels a bit like we're entering The Twilight Zone. Especially since my mom never made it this far down the road … Continue reading The Kids of 1959

Getting in ‘The Zone’

In the last post we talked about finding a blogging voice and saying something unique. It’s tougher than it sounds. Style is another challenging element of blogging. (Especially like people like me who major in “warped sense of humor.” Don’t say I didn’t warn you.) I like to write numerous posts all at once, when … Continue reading Getting in ‘The Zone’

How to Say ‘I Love You’

Ladies, what does your “ideal” Valentine’s Day look like? A romantic candlelight dinner? A fine bouquet of roses and a box of Ghirardelli’s? A quiet walk on the beach at sunset (if you live some place warm)? It’s easy to get our expectations up around February 14. Used to be, a card and a box … Continue reading How to Say ‘I Love You’

Can You ‘Imagine’?

It’s inevitable. Once you’ve wracked up five decades or so on the ‘ole age-o-meter, you're bound to hit a few brick walls along the way. Disappointments. Set backs. Hurts. Wounds. Struggles. Pain. One of the things I like to do with this blog is tell you about stuff I’m really excited about. Like, jumping up … Continue reading Can You ‘Imagine’?

Take a Bite Out of Midlife With These “I Love Lucy”-Inspired Recipes

When I was a kid, I rarely missed school due to illness. In fact, I think I can number on one hand the times I missed elementary school cuz I was sick. But on the rare occasions when I got to stay home, I could always count on one thing: Laying on my death bed … Continue reading Take a Bite Out of Midlife With These “I Love Lucy”-Inspired Recipes

What Does “Years Old” Mean, Anyway?

Back when I was young and foolish – like last week – “50 years old” sounded positively Methuselahian. Over the hill. Older than dirt. "Fifty years old" sounds dinosaur-ish to a 25 year-old. Or even a 30 year-old. Or …. Well. You get my drift. Now that I’m closing on my 60th birthday, however, “50 … Continue reading What Does “Years Old” Mean, Anyway?