BLIND ACCEPTANCE MIGHT NOT BE TOO BAD

BLIND ACCEPTANCE MIGHT NOT BE TOO BAD

Ever gotten hacked? Well, I did recently, and it about drove me crazy. I don’t mean on my computer, though. No, that would have been fairly simple to take care of. This hack came out of nowhere and occurred in my brain! I don’t know where in the world this came from,...

The Christmas Present FAIL

Gramma Kathy, my little sister Julie, my brother Danny, and me, circa 1955 The older we get, sometimes the more nostalgic special occasions become. This is especially so with me at Christmas. My Gramma Kathy was widowed in her 30s and spent the rest of her life...

Tour Lure

 ‘Tis the season to start reminiscing and loving all over again events in our past that make us happy. It just so happens for a lot of people that this season coincides with traveling, and for us, it’ll be both Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Good thing we...

YOU KNOW YOU’RE OLD WHEN…

We Baby Boomers always laugh (or try to) at jokes about getting older. You know the jokes, I’m sure. They all start with “You know you’re getting old when…” a) You feel bad in the morning – without having any fun the night before. b) You resent the swimsuit issue of...
IT’S THE REAL THING

IT’S THE REAL THING

On one of those beautiful Iowa September Saturdays recently, my husband Dave drove to his hometown of Atlantic to enjoy the Coca Cola Days we’d seen advertised on television. Because of one little thing I saw at the Coca-Cola Museum, I came home hours later...

ABBS & ACKS

As an author, words fascinate me. They can also flabbergast me. For example, take all of the abbreviations that are in our everyday speech.  Just saw another HoCo photo on Facebook today. Someone sent me a PM. In the news, JLo wants to have more kiddos with ARod. My...

File This Under: Never Too Old To Learn

I’ve said this many times before, but now I’ll put it in writing as a confession: I had no idea how much work, time and money goes into the creation of a book. Avid reader that I am – or at least, used to be before I spent all my time writing something for others to...