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It’s a Dog’s Life

 

Corollary good advice for me: sniff around extensively, gathering all the clues and facts, before digging in…

Hide bones everywhere ’cause you’ll never know when the snack imperative hits!

What advice appeals to you, Constant Reader? Do you have a dog?… ...

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Life as a Miracle: 40th Birthday Surprise

My husband relishes control, while I cherish freedom. Each accepted the challenge of the other, near 40 years ago.

As you might surmise, Larry hates surprises. As the girlfriend, I’d tried once, in front of his sisters, by making popcorn balls for his birthday.… ...

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Superager

While some of my Boomer buddies pridefully ascribe to the mantra displayed. Scene Maker seems more apt re the picture, and I’ve discovered a new term that satisfies: Superager for what I hope to be. I am.

Here’s what my newly-coined term means: An elderly person who exhibits little cognitive decline.… ...

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Brows

I had a beauty make-over in the 80s at Image Works with my splendid friend, Sandi Clark. The purpose was to authenticate my adulthood, my move from co-ed to professional woman, if you will.

  • she added lipstick to ‘bring color to my face’, overriding the ’70s bare lips look
  • she insisted that I tweeze my eyebrows and
  • she suggested that I color my hair red

While I adopted the first, I declined #2 and #3.… ...

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The reward for good work

money bagsIn my 30s I learned a life lesson: The reward for good work is more work.

The thought that followed like Mary’s little lamb was equally pertinent to quality of life: If the reward for good work is more work, then I will go into private practice because I will make more money.… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle on the Midway

An angel walked up to our group shortly after we came aboard the Midway, the famous aircraft carrier that had recently been towed to berth in San Diego Harbor. The ‘captain’ of our crew was a veteran who’d served aboard such a vessel in WWII.… ...

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