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One of the things I do frequently is help people learn to use their new and terrifying iPad. This scary device is often given to older adults as a way to stay in touch with family. The other day I … Continue reading
I felt relaxed, a welcome feeling after a stressful week. The fall colors in the park were a pleasure, a bright antidote to my nervous system. I stopped to photograph some leaves. I noticed something back in the brush, a … Continue reading
It’s magical when the balloons fly. They keep you looking up, inspecting the sky, craning your neck. Sometimes so close you could almost touch them. Sometimes drifting above you slowly, low enough to wave at the people in the gondola. … Continue reading
When I was in Italy, everything I looked at felt like it belonged on a postcard. Which is funny considering I live in a state that is pretty much a postcard view everywhere you look. Whether you’re looking at a … Continue reading
The windows were still open. Soon I would have to close them against the day’s heat. I walked to the back and heard a strange ‘thunk, thunk’. There it was again. ‘Thunk, thunk.’ Peering around the back yard I finally … Continue reading
I had a flash back to the book covers of lesbian pulp fiction from the 50s earlier today. Remember when things were hidden and secret and talked about only in whispers? That was before the Internet, obviously. Now everything is … Continue reading
The world is going on without us. While we have our eyes on our screens with its outrage or its latest reality show or its current fantasy world full of beautiful people – the world is going on without us. … Continue reading
So Pluto has a heart. Is Pluto sending us a love message? Does this frozen orb want to regain its former status as a planet? Or is it simply letting the universe know that it sends friendly greetings to those … Continue reading
Strength, stamina, skill, determination: play like a girl, indeed. Sports are not my thing at all but I love watching women’s soccer. If there was an ideal woman that tweens and teens should aspire to emulate, it would be a … Continue reading