Month: December 2014

Living Life as a Miracle with Innocent Blush

What would you name your favorite flush? Royal?royal flush

Our household’s new favorite flush is ‘Innocent Blush’, the color of the new toilet in our entry hall powder room.

There are many funny, awkward jokes embedded in that color name of a discontinued toilet.… ...

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BUCKET LIST

Because a Little Bug Said Ka-Choo“Bucket List”… If I hear or read that term one more time, I’m gonna implode. I’ll kick a bucket, onto somebody’s head like one of the situations of “Because a Little Bug Said Kachoo!”,  the ‘butterfly effect’ written with nonsensical wit by Dr.… ...

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Hemingway’s Bar

HBar_Hemingway_Ritz2emingway’s Bar. I recall the joy, my enthralled awe as I plunked my butt on a stool at Hemingway’s Bar in Paris. It was long before I set my intention to write a book, yet I succumbed to the immediate allure, the pretense of sitting in his place.… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle: Business Class

A couple of years ago we had the great (great-great-great) good fortune to fly ultra-luxuriously on >>>Air Emirates

Business Class from LAX through Dubai to Africa and back. It was sublimely awesome in every way, not the least of which was that we had time to sleep – with a perfectly-sized plump/firm mattress laid atop the fully-reclined seat.… ...

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The Physics of Christmas

Bursts of logic grace me from time-to-time. Blondes can handle logic, donchaknow! With holiday shopping complete and cards are their way via USPS, I had a few idle moments to contemplate today.  I trolled our calendar, scoped the bookshelves, and ravaged the refrigerator.… ...

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STASHES

‘What’s in your wallet’, er, cupboards and shelves, crowded now by that insurgent, the Elf on the Shelf? What do you have stashed about the house? Here are some of my and my handsome husband’s handy-dandy, well-stashed stuff. Let’s compare and share!… ...

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This Chicka Boom Booms

Remember when we had the alphabet soup of socialization? Look back to the November 24 post, not that long ago, though here we are in another month, near the end of another year, Chicka Constant Reader. 

Peace, Love, Joy, and Contentment B this Chicka-Boomer – what about Thee?...

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Dietary Con-foods-ion

Dietary Con-foods-ion

healthy-dietI recently attended a health seminar, focused on the elements of best dietary practice for Youngsters, Elders, and Ever-youngs like me. Here’s the pithy list, most often polysyllabic words that my mind can’t digest. Can yours? It’s dietary con-foods-ion time:

  • Ginger: 1 g/day
  • Boswellia: 150 mg 3X day
  • Benfotiamine: 150 – 1000 mg/day
  • Alpha-lipoic acid: 800 – 1600 mg/day
  • EFA + DHA: 2-4 g/day
  • Acetyl-l-carnitine: 1-2 g/day
  • Berberine: 300 mg 30 min.
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Social Security and Dynamite

Social Security and Dynamite.

What do these two things have in common? Ka-Boom!Dynamite

They were both birthed in Stockholm, according to Rick Steves, the travel raconteur of public television. He is a Baby Boomer, so we grant him instant credence, his wisdom earned via a well-focused life of world travel, like ours.… ...

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