A Word in Edgewise

There are some people who you can barely get two words out of and then there are others who just jibber jabber away non-stop. Of course, there are always those in between on the spectrum of silent spectators to chatterboxes. What’s debatable is one’s awareness of where exactly it is that they fall on the …

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Not Just Any Card

So strange, yet welcomed. Overwhelmingly so. Until now, I’d never seen it before and yet, there it was in his very own writing. My name, my husband’s name and his name on a Christmas card. From him to us. I mean, there is a chance that he had added his name to a card or …

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Are We Really Turning Into Our Parents?

What do rising meat prices and falling asleep in a rocker have in common? Well, they are two subjects that I SWORE as a kid I would either never a) discuss or b) find myself doing and yet here I am. Proud owner of both. But that's just it...I'm not exactly happy about it. The …

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“Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs”

The Five Man Electrical Band is famous for the familiar tune, Signs.  Admittedly, I can't say that I know much about the lyrics themselves or their meaning, so I can't say if the song fits rightfully into this post or not, but certainly the quoted line in my title does. As we presently vacation on the …

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