Category Archives: Aging

Senior City Dreaming

San Antonio is a great big city. Even though, we hold the dubious distinction of being the least equal city in the nation when it comes to the extreme differences between our more prosperous neighborhoods and our most distressed neighborhoods, I think … Continue reading

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May you stay forever young

This is me with my mother at about six months of age, 68 1/2 years ago. We were living in Germany where my dad was posted for three years. I really don’t remember anything about Germany.  I used to think I’d … Continue reading

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Life According to Spock

A couple of years ago, as I approached 60 years of age, I spent some time contemplating my life. I was feeling–well–bored! Continue reading

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You can’t take it with you

I stopped in at an estate sale this morning in one of the larger homes in the neighborhood. Even though I had cleaned out my parents’ four bedroom home and been to many an estate sale, I can truly say I’ve … Continue reading

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Enjoying retirement with a nap

Some time ago, both my husband and I made the decision to retire in the summer of 2014. In preparation for beginning this new phase in our lives, I did some reading on the subject. I came across some articles … Continue reading

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Nothing is a coincidence

There have been so many cosmic and cool things in my life. And, I don’t care if anyone but me thinks so. But, listen to this one. The summer I was nineteen, I came back home to San Antonio from … Continue reading

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The night they drove old Dixie down

Tonight I watched a tribute to Levon Helm call “Love for Levon.” A whole slew of grey-haired musicians like Roger Waters, Greg Allman, Joe Walsh, and many more sang their hearts out for Levon and his music for a couple … Continue reading

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