For a whole month after foot surgery in 2017 I was dependent on a wheelchair for most of my mobility. I learned some wisdom about how living is like being in a wheelchair. 1. There are two small wheels on the front of a wheelchair that determine which way the big wheels and chair will … More Wisdom From a Wheelchair
Dear El., Happy First Birthday!! In some ways it seems that you are the gift to us and it is our birthday! You are such a treasure of cuteness, determination, laughter, and have the charm that most babies your age have. I was so thrilled when your parents named you El., because your name was chosen … More My First Granddaughter’s First Birthday
Today would have been the 48th anniversary of my marriage to Hank Estes. So understandably he has been on my mind today. I want to focus on the good memories and look upon the emotional and physical problems he had with compassion. Remembering the first day of ninth grade. I was in front of the … More Memories and 2 Shiny Pennies
Have you received a friend request from someone you never heard of, on a major social media site? Many of us have. Your requestor has a nice picture of themselves: a handsome man in uniform or casual clothes having fun, or an attractive woman with beautiful hair or smile. You check out their profile to … More Finding Love on Social Media?
My dear friend, Morag Noffke, wrote this blog post and I felt sharing it might help some who may or has lost a loved one, whether to Covid or any cause. She is a trained practicing counselor and has just experienced her own losses of two people she cared about. Thank you Morag for letting … More For Those Suffering Losses During Covid
After two separate experiences with phishing I felt it was time to do some research. I am almost 70 years old and refuse to be tricked into believing someone who is a thief ever again! So after doing some research and taking notes, I want to help others young or old who could be tricked … More Stop the Phishing!
I have a fair grasp of how to use a computer, how to order things on the internet, and have been taught well to watch out for scammers! Well two years ago I made a bad decision and want to share it to help others not make the same mistake. One form of scamming is … More Phishing Anyone?
One day years ago I became saddened by the suffering of the planet and it’s people, our climate changes, the deaths of innocent animals as their environment changes; and everything seemed to be “going to hell in a handbag.” I thought about the fears and anxieties the world’s sick or hungry; or those terrorized by … More One Little Bird
This is a photo of my Aunt Helen from7 years ago. She died at the age of 92. Today would have been her birthday. Her senior lifestyle was an inspiration to me now that I am older. She was always going somewhere and staying active. Until about 12 years ago she danced with a senior … More 10 Things That Make Getting Older More Fun
For the rest of this month I thought it might be nice to have some diversion from the Covid-19 virus. So I decided to share some posts on animals I have met or loved. Yesterday I was driving towards my home down an intermittently busy two lane road. I noticed a large lump moving along … More I Met An Alligator Turtle!