The Trouble with Tweeners

Downsizing isn’t easy.  I’ve been working on it for over 4 years now and I’m not sure I’m making much progress.  I keep asking myself, “How did I get so many tweeners?” Let me start by saying that I don’t consider myself to be a hoarder. I can get rid of things that I don’t…

I’m Officially Older

I often heard my grandmother and in-laws talk about going on bus trips and so I assumed it was something you did when you got older.  Apparently, I am officially older. The red letter day happened last month.  I can remember red letter days on the large paper calendar with tear off sheets that the…

Just Slice It

I can remember going to PT, which was the local grocery store, and buying doughnuts filled with sugar icing that oozed out with each bite.  Ooze and bite probably shouldn’t be used in the same sentence but I’m gonna leave it as is because it’s a good memory.  As a kid, shopping for doughnuts and…

The One-Upped Flamingo

I have a sedentary job and to prevent saddlebags, I include physical activity in my daily routine. I strive to get 10,000 steps in each day and often, have to walk around the house at 10PM in order to reach my goal.  When it’s not 10PM, I walk on the sidewalk around my neighborhood. Most…