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  1. I was an ant in a workplace full of spendthrift...

    I was an ant in a workplace full of spendthrift grasshoppers. Through the years I watched them live in the fast lane on their overtime. They leased their cars and often changed neighborhoods with...
  2. Dark Shadows. I used to run home to watch it. Now...

    Dark Shadows. I used to run home to watch it. Now it is on reruns on a retro channel and OMG.... CHEESY!! I kind of remember another one like it at the time but it is escaping me at the moment....
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    I have some discomfort in my hands but very...

    I have some discomfort in my hands but very little strength. Sometimes when I feel I have a good grip I find that I really don't. Mucho oooops going on.
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    Jane that is our preference. They will bring it...

    Jane that is our preference. They will bring it right to your door as TT says. We don't have them come to the front door because that sets off the dogs and is also the furthest route to the kitchen :)
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    Jane it is no contact delivery. We open the...

    Jane it is no contact delivery. We open the garage door when they drive up and they put it in the middle of the driveway and we scoop it up from there. $30 minimum which is no problem for us.
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    My DH did all the shopping and most of the...

    My DH did all the shopping and most of the cooking and always enjoyed it. We decided to do grocery delivery from Safeway. OMG - love it! We love it so much that we will probably stick with it. No...
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    "You will make more money working in the private...

    "You will make more money working in the private sector" I had great benefits, accrued a lot of time off and was able to retire early with a very nice pension.
    "Don't retire early, you will be...
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    Both my dad and my MIL lived in independent...

    Both my dad and my MIL lived in independent living communities for a time. Spendy, but affordable to both. I loved both places and wouldn't ever mind living in either one of them. It was a time that...
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    They don't know what they don't know. I'm sure...

    They don't know what they don't know. I'm sure you have read a lot of posts from those of us that have taken care of parents with dementia. Now is the time to make a move to get your parents health...
  10. I just love those narrow boats. I would love to...

    I just love those narrow boats. I would love to take some kind of vacation in England and spend some time on one. They just charm the socks off me.
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    IL they conduct heat like nobody's business....

    IL they conduct heat like nobody's business. Whenever we watch something like Downton Abby or any period European show with a shot of a kitchen in it DH will remark... "There are those damn pans!". ...
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    Back in the 80's my then DH and I worked in...

    Back in the 80's my then DH and I worked in retail and he was a housewares buyer for a very nice department store. Needless to say we bought the 80's must haves and then some. We got fabulous...
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    We live at the back of a cul-de-sac with 12...

    We live at the back of a cul-de-sac with 12 houses. My husband has been here 35 years and his was the first house built. There is one other original home owner. I moved in 20 years ago. Until this...
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    Mother love is getting help by way of accepting...

    Mother love is getting help by way of accepting that mother can't fix an unfixable problem. Mother love is putting her oxygen mask on first so she can be clear headed and stable to help her son in...
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    Teacher Terry beat me to it. It is time to make...

    Teacher Terry beat me to it. It is time to make plans for him to be independent from you and you from him. This is a loving choice although he is not going to see it that way for awhile. You can sell...
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    I have only bought a couple of tops in the past...

    I have only bought a couple of tops in the past year or so. I am a fan of Eddie Bauer. So far their quality has not tipped too far and I know how it will fit me. I love their bottoms, a little less...
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    I was a believer before I ever heard of it....

    I was a believer before I ever heard of it. Although we live in the suburbs our house backs up to a huge greenway. We have creeks on both sides of the property and it is heavily wooded. We walk out...
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    I believe in St Anthony. He seems to always help...

    I believe in St Anthony. He seems to always help me find what I have lost. Even if it is just my patience with the public.
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    Our paper is sadly down to 4 days a week but I...

    Our paper is sadly down to 4 days a week but I still love it. I don't care to get my news online, at least it isn't my first choice. I also love all the things I can use the paper for when we are...
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    We have saved a ton. Not doing our volunteer...

    We have saved a ton. Not doing our volunteer work, visiting, going out, or getting groceries so we rarely need to buy gas. No salon visits. No gym memberships. No eating out, concerts or movies. No...
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    I buy a lot from Amazon but I look where it's...

    I buy a lot from Amazon but I look where it's coming from and definitely the return policy. I have no problem sending things back. As far as reviews, it is pretty easy to spot the fakes. I like to...
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    We just finished watching The Black Godfather on...

    We just finished watching The Black Godfather on Netflix. About the life and influence of Clarence Avant. What a fascinating guy.
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    I was offered an opportunity yesterday as a first...

    I was offered an opportunity yesterday as a first responder. Got down there and was denied due to previous drug reactions. They wanted me to confer with my GP and then have it given in a medical...
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    I wish I had taken pictures of my mom's pantry...

    I wish I had taken pictures of my mom's pantry before we took it apart when having and estate sale and selling the house. My dad made it for her by reconstructing the garage. He walled in half of it...
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    We got a call from our son in Sacramento the...

    We got a call from our son in Sacramento the other day and both he and his wife have Covid. She had been in the hospital for three days on oxygen over Christmas but they waited to tell us. He was...
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