People’s Circus At Costco

“I was just doing some shopping”, the real estate agent told CBC new, “and all of a sudden there was a lot of yelling and screaming”.  “The participants moved their cars”, he said, “and then they came back to the middle of the parking lot and started again.  It wasn’t long before they started whaling…

Old, Grey and Blank

    Stillness, silence fills each day For many people alone and grey Elderly she has become Abandoned, left to live alone Oh dear family can’t you see Forgotten in the nursing home He watches, waits for them to come Family, friends, just anyone To give a hug, a kiss, a smile Please come and…

The Orderly Art Of Packing

  Oh packing that suitcase in an orderly fashion for travel!!!  This is a job that I tend to put off until it is absolutely necessary before heading out on a trip. Now I realize there is an art to doing this packing. Intelligent tips, instructions from several relatives and friends plus articles from the…

Que Sera Sera ; What Will Be Will Be

  Some of us might remember that old song, sung by Doris Day; Que Sera Sera; What Will Be Will Be!  As a young girl, I would sing that lovely song many times to myself.  It was such a pleasant, easy song to hum and sing along to. The theme of that song could be…

Countless Thoughts Fill Our Minds

  “Our brains produce as many as 50,000 thoughts per day (National Science Foundation).” Have you ever realized how many thoughts go through your mind in a 12 hour period? This is especially the case when you are retired and living by yourself.  There is no one in the house to have that conversation with…