My wife and I have lived in our house for twenty-five years, and we were in our previous house for seventeen years. In other words, we like to stay put. And I assure you that now that we are retired, we are not going anywhere. Of course, with no jobs to go to, the most … Continue reading HOME SWEET HOME
You would think that after being married to someone for forty-six years you would be able to communicate with them - but you would be wrong. There are times when it seems like my wife and I are talking in two different languages, and neither one of us understands the other. Of course, my spouse … Continue reading I TOLD YOU SO
Being retired means I get to spend a lot more time with our delightful dog, Zoey who I dearly love and, unfortunately, our cranky cat, Bandit who I can barely tolerate. Allow me to explain. Among the many qualities I dislike about cats, in general, is the fact that they don’t have normal illnesses like … Continue reading HERE KITTY KITTY
As the sun's luminous rays begin to peek over the darkened horizon, a glorious new morning slowly dawns, and the never-ending battle for control of the thermostat begins anew in our humble home. Of course, now that my wife and I are both retired and spend seven days a week together, we have more than … Continue reading IS IT HOT IN HERE?
It has recently come to my attention (I think you can guess who pointed it out) that being retired means I now have more time to help out around the house. Quite frankly, this sobering realization has me scrambling to come up with all new excuses and quick! However, there is one area of our … Continue reading KING OF THE KITCHEN
Unfortunately, because we are retired, I am now expected to eagerly accompany my wife on excruciating shopping excursions in the always elusive search for the proverbial nugget that will, ultimately, be found while panning for gold. But let me tell you, in order to find that nugget you have to sift through a lot of … Continue reading WHAT A BARGAIN!
I’ve had a driver’s license for almost 50 years now, and during the time I’ve been behind the wheel, I’ve only been involved in a couple of fender benders. The most recent was in a parking lot where I was T-boned while both of us were going approximately 5 mph. (It’s a long story.) But, … Continue reading DRIVING ME CRAZY