Monthly Archives: January 2012

“I have enjoyed greatly …

“I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming… suddenly you find – at the age of 50, say – that a whole new life has opened before you.”

Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976)

I have reached the age where my career is winding down. I feel like a kid who has endless days and endless possibilities. I do not understand the fear of aging. It brings with it so many delights.

Things cost less. I recently went to a movie with my son. My ticket cost $4 less than his. He didn’t think that was fair. I told him they didn’t think I’d live long enough to see the whole ttttttttthithingĀ  – now hu

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Alone At Last

I love my sons. I enjoy their company. But I also love being alone. I don’t understand people who hate to be by themselves. The quiet and the freedom to think and do things is fabulous! Maybe I take other … Continue reading

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Name Your Kids Boomerang . . . for they will return!

I don’t think our generation was this dependent on our parents. We couldn’t wait to get the hell OUT of the house! Now my sons seem to crash land here when things get tough and seem to like being here. … Continue reading

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Have Bicycle . . . Will Ride

As I approach my winter of aging . . . I decided to make a bucket list. One of the things on it was to buy a bicycle. I’ve wanted one for years, but was too busy feeding and educating … Continue reading

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Disappointments

Instead of trying to be funny, I’m just chronicling my course through the final years of my life. No, I am not terminally ill, that I know of, but once you get old enough to consider going ahead and getting … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! (Why are you so old, Mother?)

Happy New Year! 2012. Who knew I’d live this long? I have a baby boy who is in China. His name is Anthony. He is 23. I start “drawing” social security this month – January. He mentioned that he wants … Continue reading

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