Staying In Love During a Pandemic

During a normal week, we might spend a chunk of time on the weekends with our spouse. On the weekdays, though, it’s usually only five or six waking hours together. Max. But now we are in quarantine. Your spouse is...

Adjusting Our Expectations

This post of mine appeared in anewscafe.com in December. I am reposting here in case you missed it, since Valentine’s Day is coming, and then St. Patrick’s and Easter before you know it. These tips have helped me enjoy any...

Penlight or Spotlight?

Where I live, this is “skunk season”. Before you let your dog out at night, it’s a good plan to illuminate your backyard and check for unwanted visitors. Why do I know that? …Yes. You guessed it. One night it...

“Make Me Feel Important”

Go, go, go!! Busy, busy, busy! And check your phone. Any messages? Yikes! Check your email. That project! Get it done. Sometimes the hectic pace of life is overwhelming. Feels like there are so many things that we must do....

“I Love You. And Goodbye”

On this 18th day of remembrance of the tragedies of 9/11, I am remembering, too, the most powerful lesson I learned that day. The people we love are the Most important thing in our lives! When the jets hit the...

A Great Way to Have a Healthier Brain

Have you noticed those ads on brain health? They are on television, on social media, and well, pretty much everywhere. And they always catch my attention. No matter your age, doesn’t having a top-notch functioning brain sound like an excellent...

Junk In the Trunk, Anyone?

This post, “Junk In the Trunk”, is a blog post similar to an article of mine printed in anewscafe.com, a wonderful local online news magazine. I’m reposting it here for your interest and enjoyment! We hear that it’s important to...

Stress, Anyone?

It’s not a surprise when we hear that we have high levels of stress in our modern world. It’s kind of a ‘No kidding!’ moment, isn’t it? So finding good ways to de-stress is important. My favorite stress-reducer? Laughing at...