Were Times Ever Really Simpler?

Were Times Ever Really Simpler?

Ahhh…..The Golden years, the years of relaxation, taking it easy, enjoying hobbies, and living the good but simple life. Wrong……. What happened in last 30 days? My friends, a new word has entered the dictionary and our daily language, COVID-19. The Golden years began...
A Memory of Kirk

A Memory of Kirk

Usually my blogs contain information or stories that relate to, well……just getting older. The wonder of it, the frustration of it, and the trials and tribulations of looking in the mirror every day and seeing someone we don’t recognize.   A man died a few...
To move or not to move…That is the question

To move or not to move…That is the question

I love the billboards on the side of the highway that read, “Hey! Are you moving? Call us!”, and then the wonderfully warm and fuzzy names that come along with these priceless advertisements: My Sons Movers, My Four Sons and Mom, and a personal favorite,...
It Was a Dark and Gloomy Night

It Was a Dark and Gloomy Night

It seems the world has been full of bad news these days and I see this when my clients come into my office.  Everyone is depressed, sullen, and cranky; myself included. We’re beating ourselves up daily when we read the paper, watch the news, or walk down the street...
A Stocking “Stuffer” That Can Wait

A Stocking “Stuffer” That Can Wait

Another holiday faux pas—using family time to tell an aging parent that maybe they ought to give up their car keys. Want a real downer? Start talking to a senior about driving and maybe even getting rid of their car. Here’s a stocking stuffer—just hide their keys and...

Why Accept Crumbs

How often in our lives do we have the same conversation over and over with ourselves; I wish I had said this, or I should have done or would have done that?  We repeat this to ourselves or to our patient spouses who have heard this same old story over and over. We...