Writing a blog about the joys and challenges of retired life is a very personal endeavor due to the fact I’m experiencing this phase of life contemporarily with the majority of my readers. 953 more words
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The holidays are the only time a lot of adult children get to see their parents.
And it can be shock to see how they’ve aged in a year. 51 more words
Holidays – “you gotta love ‘em.” While the holidays are sometimes stressful, always packed full of shopping and wrapping, as well as Christmas programs and family events – they are also a wonderful time of year to increase our social connections, discover new activities and make new friends to carry over with us into the New Year. 362 more words
Thank You Veterans
The picture above is one of my father shortly before his passing. I read where there was going to be a local patriotic gathering, so I put my flag into the car, asked him to go with me, and surprised him by slowly driving through the gathering while loudly playing “Proud to be an American.” He received lots of cheers and applause and after we completed our drive through the group, I asked him if he wanted to go again. 169 more words