Category Archives: Growing Old Sucks

The Story So Far

Mom has finally(!) given me permission to tell everyone what is going on. Last August, she was given a diagnosis of Stage 4 (metastatic/terminal) lung cancer which had already spread to her lymph nodes and bones. She decided not to … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Feelin' Sorry for Myself, Growing Old Sucks, Just Because, Love | Leave a comment

Bittersweet Moments

.. When time is short, and you are blessed enough to be able to be there for the ones who have been there for you since the beginning of your life…… I am so thankful. ..

Posted in Family, Growing Old Sucks, Love | Leave a comment

For Bev – “Again Someday”

. Today would have been my little sister’s 57th birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)

Posted in Annual Posts, Contemporary, Family, Feelin' Sorry for Myself, Growing Old Sucks, Music, Special Occasions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Funnies: A Warning to Women

. Some of you may have already been warned of this….. You’ve heard about people who have been abducted and had their kidneys removed by black-market organ thieves. My thighs were stolen from me during the night a few years … Continue reading

Posted in Growing Old Sucks, Humor, Just Because, Things That Make Me Crazy | Leave a comment

Remembering Charlie

Way back in 1979, I had the honor of meeting a man who came to mean a lot to me over the next 34 years.  I had just started seeing a fella who very quickly asked me to spend the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Posts, Contemporary, Family, Feelin' Sorry for Myself, Foodie Friday, Growing Old Sucks, Just Because, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

For Bev – “Again Someday”

. Today would have been my little sister’s 56th birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)

Posted in Annual Posts, Contemporary, Family, Feelin' Sorry for Myself, Growing Old Sucks, Music, Special Occasions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Charlie

Way back in 1979, I had the honor of meeting a man who came to mean a lot to me over the next 34 years.  I had just started seeing a fella who very quickly asked me to spend the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Posts, Contemporary, Family, Feelin' Sorry for Myself, Foodie Friday, Growing Old Sucks, Just Because, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment