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Sometimes you have to think first before you act
Sometimes, you really don't want to vote. Sometimes, it gets so nasty and you do not like who is running. So what do you do? It is a big decision. You have the right to vote, but you never know if your decision is the right one. Sometimes, you v... Read more
Only you can do it.
A good way is to limit your intake. Every morning, I have two bottles of water, and then a third later. This keeps me fill. I do not have a big breakfast. It could be oatmeal, with nuts, or a bagel, sometimes half, with some margarine. Lunch is ... Read more
Why give caner a chance to enter your body?
Have you had your mammogram yet? Some doctors say after a certain age you don't need one. I think they are wrong. Why you ask? Because I was 79 when the doctor checked me over and found nothing. When I had the mammogram they found cancer in the ... Read more
Why losing weight is healthy?
We all say we are going to quit eating the wrong stuff. We all try, some succeed, some not.
We ask ourselves why we can not follow through with a diet. Diets are not easy to follow. If you cut down on your intake, you can have a little of ever... Read more
Wish they were small again.
Grandchildren are a blessing. Holding a little hand in yours is something you feel when holding a grandchild. No one can tell you what it is like until they have experienced it. Watching them grow under your watch is like watching your child gro... Read more
So what are you going to do about it?
We all look forward to spring each year, but we don't look forward to adding another year to our age. There is no way of stopping age, just like there is no way of stopping spring from coming each year. We don't realize, when young, how the year... Read more
Nobody said losing weight was easy.
Do you find that some certain foods are causing your weight gain? Should you cut them out of eat less of them? Eating less has to be done gradually and not all at once. Cutting down a little less each day helps for the stomach to adjust. Once th... Read more
Remembering the good old days
What is it like to be old? You can look back and remember the good old days, when life was better. We only had a radio, no television. I remember my girlfriend was the first one on the street to get one, and we were all over her house to watch H... Read more
Just showing a smile
You never know what the future will bring when you marry and move into a neighborhood.
You could have nice neighbors, or bad ones. I happen to have nice ones, which I have knows for over 50 years. I remember going for coffee, with other neighb... Read more
Living on the Farm
Have you ever lived on a farm? It is so different from city life. It is quiet, sometimes you can even hear a pin drop. You get up early and go pick eggs from the chickens, being careful not to get pecked. You have a garden full of fresh veggies,... Read more
Valentine Day.....Ah sweet memories...Do you remember them? In school, you would get excited if a boy you liked sent you one. If you were going with a guy he would bring you chocolates. Valentine Day is still for the young and old. We have stopp... Read more
Cherish them and love them, while you still have them.
I have always had an animal, dog, cat, bird, fish, etc. When you have a child or children, you tend to have these. Being a dog lover, and even cat lover, I had 8 dogs in my life and 3 cats.
The hardest part is when they leave you. It is like s... Read more
How can we decide?
What do you think about the election? It is a funny farm. Today saw on the television that Jeb Bush had an ad with his mother talking about him. Trump came back with something that said he needed his mother. This is so childish. Why are they fig... Read more
If you want it bad enough you will make it.
You say you have always wanted to be a writer, so why are you not writing? I hear these stories all the time. People spark mail me and tell me they want to write but just can't seem to get a handle on it.
Writing can not be forced. I start... Read more
Will we awake and fir full our dreams?
Where did the time go? Here we are in 20l6? How did that happen? Did I sleep through it and finally awake? What did I do with my time? Where did I go? When did the grandchildren grow up? What happened to all those years?
Do you ev... Read more