The gold-burnished real reality

December 6, 2022
Like an anthropologist, I have watched the "Real" Housewives for insight into worlds I know very little about. And for a while, in the early days, that very strange culture really did fascinate me. The fashion! The glam! The homes! Curiosity. Well, you know what they say about that. But one...

How to find, screen and work with a therapist

October 27, 2022
My first therapy appointment was productive and even exciting. It's a relief to know that I'm now on the right path. If you read my post, "Why I Looked for a...

When is a chance one too many chances?

October 24, 2022
Too many chances. Do I give people too many chances? I wonder, sometimes. I forgive easily. Do not hold grudges. Do not mind starting over with...

Why I looked for a therapist

October 21, 2022
I've been struggling, have you noticed? With everything. The state of the world. The losses I've experienced. My own world view. If you've been reading along, you...

Why not write special thank you notes for your gratitude pr...

October 18, 2022
One of the most fun gratitude practices I've encountered is the idea of writing a thank you note to people who have done a kindness. That's right. A thank you...

Old words I love and wish we used more today

October 12, 2022
I just love some of the old words, the expressions of the past that are long gone. I've got a few below and then would love to hear yours! Malarkey. I love that word!...

Fall candles are ready to go!

October 7, 2022
I'm not sure which are my favorite scents: fall candles or holiday candles. They are all scrumptious and make the holidays come alive. It’s officially fall, so...

Why am I getting so crabby and intolerant?

October 4, 2022
Feeling pretty out of sorts and intolerant these days, and it's showing up in strange ways. Like this blog post. So be forewarned--and if you're not up for it, close...

Boomers share jukebox memories, deep thoughts and funny sto

October 2, 2022
Hey everyone! If you had any doubt Boomers are living full lives as they age, these musings, memories and funny stories will show you just how much fun they're...

A good man and the last of that generation

September 29, 2022
I called him Uncle Frank, but he wasn't actually my uncle. Although he WAS married to my favorite aunt. SHE was only related because she had been married to my...

If you think you’ve got this, you probably do!

September 28, 2022
Here's what studies show about how we can help ourselves heal: or You've Got This! Sick people who have a positive attitude report less pain and can have better...

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