SPRUCING UP YOUR LIFE – FINDING YOUR BLISS

A few days after her 85th birthday, on one of my frequent visits to her, my mother sidled up to me hesitantly, and almost apologetically said, “I’d like you to take me shopping,.” “Of course, Ma,” what else is new, I thought to myself, “What do you want to buy?” “A new living room set,” […]

THE SUN WILL COME OUT TOMORROW

June 2018 It was one of those endless rainy May days – this one, and at that particular moment, especially torrential. It was the kind of day that anyone who had a slight inclination towards depression could latch onto, as an excuse to inhibit a smile or a warm hello. And there I was, waiting […]

ANOTHER BIRTHDAY — OMG, SO MANY!

April 5, 2018 Well, I am having another birthday this month. It‘s a biggie plus one —  not a big deal. But here’s the thing:  After all these years, I’ve learned so much – not only  about living, but living well.  And now,  I would like to start all over again.  But would I ??? […]

JOIN MY CLUB

  I am the self-appointed president/dictator of “The Bleeding Tongues” club. We (“I”) do not yet have a sophisticated organization and so I am, acting in my additional capacity as Membership Chairperson. Here is the very simple criteria for membership. Listen up, young people. You may soon be one of us. 1)      You must be […]

CYBER-STUFF

This will meander around cyber-stuff – in some of its iterations – finally landing on LOVE. Be patient – It comes at the end. It is, after all, February. Decadent as this may sound, I am an email person, a throwback to actual letters in an actual mailbox. Ancient people like myself have a hard […]