Monthly Archives: November 2012

I Was Robbed!

I woke up this morning to discover that someone in Missouri and Arizona won last night’s massive lottery prize.  How did that happen?  It was supposed to be mine.  In fact, I was so sure of it, I did my … Continue reading

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Winning the Lottery

Tonight is the drawing for the mega lottery that’s worth more than 500 million dollars. I’m pretty sure I’m going to win it, so I’ve been thinking about what I would do with that much money. First, I would give … Continue reading

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The Downside of Getting Enough Calcium

Being a woman of nearly sixty-four and from a British Isles ancestry, I am at risk of getting osteoporosis. It is essential, therefore, that I make sure I am getting the recommended dose of calcium each day. Though I do … Continue reading

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It’s About More Than Just the Food

I do not like to drive.  I do not like crowds.  I particularly don’t like driving in a crowded place.  So a few weeks ago, when I had the brilliant idea to go to the opening of our Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Can’t We Move Beyond Adam and Eve?

Last night my husband and I watched the CBS Evening News and listened to anchorman Scott Pelley talk about how General David Petraeus had been “brought low” by a woman. I was so livid I put the program on pause … Continue reading

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Fifty-Year Anniversary

This weekend my girlfriend, Linda, and I celebrated fifty years as best friends.  We had originally decided to take a girl’s trip to Ogunquit, Maine, or to New York City, but a couple of months ago, she asked if I … Continue reading

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If This Is Age-related, We Won’t Outgrow It

My husband and I have disabilities I don’t like to talk about very often. I suffer from delayed memory, and he has a selective hearing affliction. Conversations in our house very often sound like this: Hubby: Did the kettle boil, … Continue reading

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