I like to think I was always somewhat health conscious. Never fanatical, I am intellectually informed about appropriate eating habits. I breastfed both babies and made my own baby food. I still remember the little food grinder I used. It disappeared over the years. I also am a foodaholic. I … [Read more...] about Goobye Winter Tomato
Daffodowndilly by A. A. Milne She wore her yellow sun-bonnet, She wore her greenest gown; She turned to the south wind And curtsied up and down. She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” Last week I wrote that winter was … [Read more...] about Spring IS Right Around the Corner! (tax season too)
We cannot control the weather. Nature always wins. It is useless, pointless and just plain whining to grumble. But I cannot help it. I want to go outside and walk around for a few minutes without my nose turning purple. I want to be able to run out and get the mail or the newspaper without throwing … [Read more...] about Baby it’s Cold Outside…Enough is Enough!
We decided that the night before moving day my spouse (henceforth called hub for short) and I would stay at the new apartment. We wanted to be around when the carpet installers arrived around dawn Friday morning. The painters called to inform us they would be done by 10:00 p.m. Thursday night. Late … [Read more...] about The Saga of Moving Mom Part II – The Long-Awaited Day Finally Arrives
It is a cold Thursday afternoon at the end of January. We will have to wait until February for the usual January thaw. I am on Long Island helping my Mom move. She sold her home in which she lived for almost 60 years - six decades - and purchased an apartment in a senior building. The apartment has … [Read more...] about The Saga of Moving Mom
We purchased a new home several months ago. It is not really a new home; it is just new to us. It was built around 1950, the same year I was – gulp – born. The house is in much better shape than I am. It underwent a major makeover in the spring resulting in a new kitchen and bathroom, … [Read more...] about Weathering Winter at Home