My therapist thinks I should get a new job in a new state and leave my ex and the rest of my old life behind me. She even said, “You are running out of time,” referring to the fact that I’m getting up there in years and (as we know) it is more difficult to […]
The online dating saga continues with The Smiling Man.
I thought we had discussed this in the past and had come to an understanding, my ovary named Lori — but apparently, I need to put my foot down!
Last month, I read the profile of a guy on my dating website and was intrigued. The tagline on his profile was, “Do you like to laugh?” Well….yes I do! A sense of humor is very important to me! I went on to read more and found that he seemed intelligent and we shared a […]
I’ve had an unfinished post in my draft file for over a week. It is about a hiking trip I took over the Labor Day weekend to Southern New Mexico. We did a couple of brutal hikes and, as I was hiking along, sweating like a pig and wondering if I was going to make […]
I’m a woman of a certain age – young enough to be active and fairly energetic, but old enough to watch in frustration as various parts of my body sag, age spots appear, and spider veins create a convoluted road map on my legs. I’ve accepted that my body may never be what it once […]
Yesterday was a difficult day at work and by the time I came home, I was mentally exhausted and just wanted to put on my jammies and park my ass on my couch for the rest of the night. I climbed the stairs to my bedroom with my head down, and I noticed some small, […]
I’m currently at my daughter’s place in the tourist mecca of Washington DC, waiting on my in utero baby grandson to finally make his delayed debut. There are people everywhere – not just those who live and work here, but scads and scads of tourists. Why someone would decide to vacation in Washington DC […]
My right knee has been acting up for a couple of weeks. Every time I bend or flex, it hurts – even waking me up at night. I was confused, because I hadn’t twisted it, I hadn’t been climbing any mountains in the past month, and it wasn’t popping or crunching. It was just the […]
Part two of the story of how my 4-hour airline trip turned into a 20-hour adventure. Have you read part one of my travel saga yet? If not, go here and catch up – it’s fine. Really. What’s one more tiny delay? As we stood at the counter, absorbing the reality of the situation, the […]