The GLUTE MACHINE works on your, uh, glutes. When I mentioned this machine in an earlier post, I misspelled it GLUT. A glut machine would be something quite different! 513 more words
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A third machine that I use is called the “SEATED LEG CURL” machine. At my age I’m always looking for somewhere to sit down (I think standing is greatly overrated). 313 more words
As most of you are aware by now, I’m ‘older’ (59), single and childless. What you may not know is that I also live in a cohousing community. 1,486 more words
“Why isn’t there a Clark Gable in my generation?” your sister sobs.
Little Mei is watching Gone with the Wind. The colored version. You open your mouth to make a scathing comment, but just then Vivien Leigh as Scarlett flounces across the screen. 638 more words
An acquaintance recently told a story about deciding to get himself a hearing aide. His wife had been urging him to do so for months and months (married speak: years) He finally did it and after weeks of getting used to it and appreciating it, he is willing to admit that he delayed making the commitment because he understood it would mean that he could no longer claim to be middle aged. 652 more words
When I left Incheon for Ansan sometime in August, 2004, I faced an uncertain future.
All my friends were in Incheon and I was kind of forced to start all over again. 184 more words