We usually have way too much food for Thanksgiving. But we know that in advance. One of the reasons we overcook is so we have leftovers. I don't know exactly why, but I enjoy leftovers way more than I enjoy the food the first time around. And despite the fact that I know it's nice to give departing guests a doggie bag, I get rather possessive of my leftovers... Our Thanksgiving was a small affair … [Read more...] about Keeping Thanksgiving Leftovers Healthy
I don't like lying. I don't do it well, either. But I do realize that there are certain times when it comes in handy. Like when a friend asks, "Does this dress make me look fat?" for instance. You can't just say, "Yes, as a matter of fact, it really does;" even though that might be the answer. Or, maybe you can. But me? I try hard to say something like, "Well, I've seen you wear other things that … [Read more...] about Do You Lie About Your Age? Should You?
Do you have aging parents? I do, and to watch them suffer with various ailments is so heartbreaking. Living to an old age, while a blessing, is in many ways so very difficult - it's a good thing places like https://www.immanuel.com/ exist to help the elderly in need of assisted living. It can be hard especially if you're plagued with ongoing health problems. That's one thing to keep in mind if … [Read more...] about Midlife Minute: Being Fit Matters NOW
I think I grossly overestimated my so-called abilities. It seems that the longer this &^x*@#! cast stays on my arm, the tougher it's getting to work and to type. What's changed? Not sure...certainly not the hardness of the cast nor the uncomfortable position of my arm - but perhaps my patience and fortitude. Have I lost my ability to look on the bright side? (The good news: the cast is … [Read more...] about Simple Thanks
It's so good to be back here after being absent for what feels like forever. First and most important, I hope that anyone who was in the path of Hurricane Sandy is safe. Although the storm did hit where I live in Connecticut, we're faring better than many. My home was without power for five days. It's funny; I knew power would eventually be restored. This was hardly our first experience with … [Read more...] about A Hurricane: Teachable Moments