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Of Course I know What a Wrench Looks Like...Maybe

Crazy D  had promised, a couple of weeks ago, to come and help me with a few chores –raking leaves, lifting heavy things, sorting through and taking some of his stuff remaining in the basement. 706 more words


From Chamois to Shambles

When Gill was here during the summer, she had errands to do — things she had to buy that couldn’t be had in Bristol. Naturally, we spent a lot of time in the car. 591 more words


Life on the Boomerang Roller Coaster

My empty nest didn’t last long. As suddenly as the oldest fledgling flew, they returned, with circumstantial drama and a broken heart (which, of course, hurts a mom’s heart, too.) Things didn’t work out with the new roommates nor with the significant other, and a few weeks later we now have our 21-year-old back with us. 345 more words


This State Has the Most Millennials Living With Their Parents

Ever wondered which state had the highest percentage of grown kids still living with their parents? If you imagined that it might be the great state of New Jersey, you win the prize. 209 more words

In-House Tech Support

Gill did more than her fair share of dealing with my computer-related woes during this summer’s visit. I felt like the grandparents in a television ad greeting their grandchild. 564 more words


Last Chance 'Coupons'

As our regular readers will know, Gill is a big fan of the weekly ‘coupons’ (her term…they’re really the shopping flyers) that appear magically at our door. 741 more words