If you happened to catch my blog a couple weeks ago, you may recall that there was a seven inch papier-mâché Wise Man from the family manger scene who was noticed to have a red polka dot tie under his chin when it came time to pack away Christmas decorations one year. As you and I bring … Continue reading The Wise Guy With a Bow Tie Strikes Again!
Voters will soon go to their polling sites and in some places they may have to stand in line for an appreciable amount of time. They are willing to wait in order to exercise their right to elect persons they feel will represent their concerns on health care, jobs, immigration, crime and more. Many will … Continue reading A Laughable Limerick: Voting Dilemma
Basically, I think you can say I love technology. And I really love what technology applied to surgery can do for an old body! No, I’m not talking about cosmetic surgery. I have been tempted in that direction, though! I’m talking about medical surgical procedures to help out old, worn body parts. I’ve had a … Continue reading First Time Post, “The New God”
Surely I'm not the only one who has ever done something outlandishly stupid. Maybe you have, too. My now adult son and I look back on an incident that happened when he was ten years old and still laugh as though it is a joke we are hearing for the first time. Growing up, my … Continue reading A Story to Make You Laugh: Certainly Not A Pipe Dream!
A number of years ago while I was still teaching in the classroom, I told a colleague of mine I was looking for a new family doctor and asked if she would recommend her physician. "Oh, yes," she said. "Dr. Bakula Sheth is my G.P. I'm sure you would like her. She takes time to … Continue reading Doctor, Doctor, I’ve Been Thinking . . .
The innocent honesty of small children lends charm even to life’s not-so-pleasant inevitabilities. I hope you enjoy the following scenarios. One day when my three children, my mother-in-law, and I were having lunch at a modestly-priced restaurant, it became apparent that my four-year-old daughter was staring intently at her grandmother’s face. “What are you looking … Continue reading Gems Out of the Mouth of a Babe
No matter what day of the week it is, if one or more of my young grandchildren and I are together having fun, we call it a Nonny Day. In STINKY STORY I'm sharing with you a letter I penned and mailed to my four school-age early readers. Even though I was not physically with … Continue reading Stinky Story
Hi! My name is Timmy. I’ve just got to tell you what happened to my Nonny. That’s what I call my daddy’s mom. She called me the other day and said she got caught on an elevator with some other people and firemen had to rescue them! I thought she meant that the elevator caught … Continue reading Two Too Many!