Who’s the Nemesis Now?

As I get older, I am more concerned about feeling comfortable and relaxed and less concerned about how I appear while rushing to get things done. I guess you could say that, over time, I’ve become hyggeligt-I like to stay in, get cozy, and feel content.  When I do go out, it is usually for…

Random Huggers

I’ve always considered hugging to be an expression of affection between family and close friends. Growing up, my family members were not heavy huggers.  We hugged at important times, but most often, we exchanged a sort of mental hug where we just knew everyone was on board with whatever was happening.  This hasn’t changed over…

Words of Wisdom

Keeping healthy and ahead of possible health problems is important at any age, but the way to do these things changes over time. In your 50s, providers squish and reach in certain areas less often than in the past and turn their attention to deeper, darker territory never seen before in most of us. I…

Laughing at Language

I’ve been using language to communicate for over 50 years, which is a long time. I figure with this much experience, I’m sort of an expert in words. I use them in every day life to describe things, convey ideas, complain, and to write, what I hope are, funny stories. I recently came to the…