No, I didn’t go back for sauerkraut

  That is what my husband told the grocery clerk anyway, but that isn’t what I said… at all. I did go back to look for a shower cap just before making our way to the checkout, while my husband stated he would continue to the front of the store. I found him and the … Continue reading No, I didn’t go back for sauerkraut

Veteran’s Administration

My husband said he never wanted to have anything to do with the Veterans Administration. He watched his father die at the VA hospital. When he came home from Vietnam, he walked into the hospital, saw other veterans with missing limbs and just knew that he was better off than most and was convinced they … Continue reading Veteran’s Administration

Recycling can be hazardous to your health

  Last evening, as I was flattening cardboard in my garage in preparation for curbside recycling, I stepped on a piece, that was on a shiny piece, and in a split second, I was flat on my back. After an expletive that emerged as I was on the decline, I had the neighbor’s attention. She … Continue reading Recycling can be hazardous to your health

Hearing and Helmets – Being on the other end of hearing loss

  Shouting at me does not help me hear you, it is still static I hear. I have been on the frustrating end of my husband not being able to hear me, of him having to ask the question again or just acknowledge me not knowing what I really said. Yes, he has hearing aids. … Continue reading Hearing and Helmets – Being on the other end of hearing loss

Don’t Mother Me

  Do you remember you need to take a left on Dodge Street? Do you realize you need to be in the left lane? Do you know your turn is in a couple of blocks? Well, I didn’t want to say you were missing your turn because you always get mad at me if I … Continue reading Don’t Mother Me