19 Things That Make Moving Worse Than It Already Is
Posted on 07/23/2014 05:20:37 PM
It is 4:45 AM and I am writing to you from my mass exodus from a place called Cricketville. I have been there and none of you need to go there. Take my word for it. I have experience with creepy crawlies and in the past week I felt them crawling all over. You know? That horrible feeling you have whe..
DATING: 16 REASONS I SWIPED & X’D YOUR FACE ON TINDER
Posted on 07/23/2014 05:17:22 PM
I first heard about Tinder, the dating app, a few years back when I saw a super risqué AD on a billboard driving down Sunset Blvd in Hollywood. Someone told me that it was just a hook up site for guys that were not interested in me – just interested in each other. So, I disregarded thi..
Playing Games, Couples Time and Jigsaws
Posted on 04/09/2014 09:03:57 PM
Completing puzzles as a couple is a great way to unplug, at home or during a vacation trip, and it will bring you closer together.
When Nick and I first started dating we played a lot of games, not head games or anything like that, but actual games like Backgammon, Scrabble and Yahtzee. We also comp..
To the Four-Year Old Gagging on Overcooked Brussel Sprouts
Posted on 11/29/2013 10:35:55 PM
I remember vividly those overcooked Lima beans that Great-Aunt Maisy forced my sister and I to eat before we were allowed even a sip of milk.
My great-aunt's words still ring in my ears,
" There are starving children in Africa who would beg to eat theses beans."
To which my intellectual, wry-witted..
A Case of Intense Cruelty for Fun and Profit
Posted on 10/25/2013 02:25:42 PM
The adults quickly realized what was happening as they signaled the mothers with their young to split off and go in another direction; the adults would try to pull the pursuers away from them. All around them, bombs were going off, swift motorized vehicles with men throwing the bombs produced frig..
SENIOR BLOG – HELP! I’M TOO OLD TO LEARN BLOG-ESE!
Posted on 08/31/2013 07:26:37 PM
Senior Blog for My Senior Years
Welcome to Senior Blog – my new toy! Two months ago I was an ordinary, 66 year old grandmother with a passion for writing. I’m still ordinary, I’m still 66 and I’m still a grandmother – but what was a passion for writing has b..
I HATE SMALL TALK: SOCIETY’S FILLER OF EMPTY POCKETS OF TIME
Posted on 08/31/2013 07:15:27 PM
Why do I hate small talk? I’ll get straight to the point and illustrate by way of an example. It goes something like this
‘Hello, Ma’am. How are you today?” asks the caller, whose name appears on my call display as “unavailable”. The hairs at th..
Posted on 08/27/2013 09:51:54 AM
Guess who’s back? Back again? Weird Amy’s back… Tell a friend. This post comes long overdue, and was inspired by another pregnant friend’s response when I told her I would need to bring my “baby bump” to her birthday party dinner. Of course, I must also give p..
Posted on 07/30/2013 10:53:03 PM
While visiting the beach, Son #1 and I decided we would build a grand sandcastle. Quickly, we threw on clothes and ate breakfast. Then, we sprinted to the beach like Calvin and Hobbs carrying our shovels and pails. Son #1 scouted out a good location and began to dig. I kne..
Posted on 07/25/2013 01:23:13 AM
While on vacation at a gorgeous beach get away, our little family wound through the streets looking for a place to eat. Son #1 trotted ahead with his dad while Son #2 toddled beside me holding onto my finger. We stopped to look in windows and ponder our options. Were we hungry ..
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