Category Archives: Life & Health

Sneezing Into Spring

Spring! A season of rebirth, of new beginnings, of enjoying the outdoors and sunshine. So delightful for almost everyone! And so miserable for those of us who suffer allergies! As glad as I am to say goodbye to Winter, the … Continue reading

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Seizing Today

With the sudden expansion of our household, I’m reminded of the days long ago when my own youngsters were under my care. The picture at left shows my four with my parents. It was probably taken about 1984. It seems … Continue reading

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Ha(t)s And Cats

Our (almost) four-year-old grandson has moved in with us! (Actually, his mom and dad have also moved in; they’ve sold their house and haven’t yet located another residence. My daughter-in-law doesn’t want anyone to assume they’re deadbeats!) So now, our … Continue reading

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Road Rage

Back in the days when sport utility vehicles (SUVs) were a relatively new item, I remember people expressing mixed feelings about these automobiles. As the minivan fell out of fashion, lots of moms in the suburbs were trading them in for … Continue reading

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Mississippi Dowager Queen

Growing up in St. Louis, I was surrounded by a multitude of historic buildings and beautiful monuments and homes. During my high school years, the Gateway Arch was being erected. I remember all the excitement when construction crews prepared to insert the … Continue reading

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A Place Called Home

From the time I reached young adulthood, I recall the general attitude towards being a homemaker had taken on a decidedly negative connotation. Women who performed homemaking tasks were consigned to brainlessness. Refer to someone as a homemaker and in return you’d receive … Continue reading

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Beauty … In Aging

As we age, it seems to me there’s a great deal of looking back. We become naturally more reflective. We measure our lives as a way of answering some pointed questions. Did my life matter? Did I accomplish something that … Continue reading

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