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Warning - When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple

Sunday, November 29, 2009      16 comments

By Jenny Joseph When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple with a red hat that doesn't go, and doesn't suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer glo... Read more

More Thoughts About Getting Older

Saturday, November 28, 2009      8 comments

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. -- Jim Fiebig You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoe... Read more

Back to Reality

Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

It was bad enough having all the fancy food here for Thanksgiving - we have some really good co0ks that work here, and they have wonderful special dishes. Then, someone brought in a carrot cake, and the pies (pumpkin & pecan). I managed to avoi... Read more

Thanksgiving Delights

Thursday, November 26, 2009      5 comments

On Thanksgiving Day we’re thankful for Our blessings all year through, For family we dearly love, For good friends, old and new. For sun to light and warm our days,... Read more

Critters Like Thanksgiving, Too

Thursday, November 26, 2009      10 comments

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Getting Old Is Not For Sissies

Tuesday, November 24, 2009      12 comments

Bette Davis is quoted as saying that. Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least... Read more

Miguel & Me

Monday, November 23, 2009      2 comments

Oof - another day gone by without meeting my goals. I had breakfast, washed a couple of loads of laundry, played online and had plans for the day - gym, shopping, walk the pups. ... Read more

Where Did the Day Go?

Sunday, November 22, 2009      4 comments

The last time I blogged, Thurs night, we were swamped at work. Chased alligators all night. "When you're up to your neck in alligators, you forget that your job is to clear the swamp." Read more

Busy Night

Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

Much busier tonight - beds are full in the Emergency Department and upstairs, so our admissions are moving very slowly. We already know we'll be short-staffed tonight. Read more

Critter Quotes

Thursday, November 19, 2009      4 comments

Cats do care. For example they know instinctively what time we have to be at work in the morning and they wake us up twenty minutes before the alarm goes off. ~Michael Nelson ... Read more

Well, Shucks

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      5 comments

I knew I had to go into work tonight (Tues). I had marked all of my calenders for 1930 (7:30P). My doctor's appointment was changed at the last minute from Monday to Tuesday - but I had to change it until next week because I had to go to work to... Read more

Things Parents Say

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      4 comments

"Keep making that face, and it will freeze that way!" "I don't care who started it, I'm going to finish it!" Read more

Hey, I'm Fat!

Sunday, November 15, 2009      17 comments

I came across the Spark People BMI calculator today. I've used it before, tracking my downward trend in BMI. Today, I realized, I'm fat! Not obese, not morbidly obese, but overwe... Read more

More Phobias

Saturday, November 14, 2009      7 comments

A phobia is described as a persistent, unreasonable fear of a specific thing or situation, where someone feels an intense need to avoid or flee from the fear. The threat of the phobia you feel is much greater than the actual threat it poses. Oft... Read more

Phobiacs

Friday, November 13, 2009      9 comments

Fear of the number thirteen is triskaidekaphobia. Some planes don't have a 13th row, hotels skip the 13th floor, stables don't have a 13th stall. Some cultures Fridays believe... Read more


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