Category Archives: getting older

New Year’s Resolutions

I am not a big fan of the New Year’s resolution. I think it sets me up early on for disappointment in myself because I tend to let my big plans (No more dessert! Save $1000 dollars! Cut down all … Continue reading

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How time slips away

Not so long ago, I asked my mother to play “The Entertainer,” by Scott Joplin. She said, “I don’t know that song.” If you ever wondered how you would know childhood was definitively over, I can tell you that it … Continue reading

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Maiden Voyage

It turns out that riding a bike is not just like riding a bike. I took my orange beauty out for her first ride yesterday and it all went quickly haywire. At first it was glorious. I was wearing my … Continue reading

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