Sleep, Read & Laugh Your Head Off

Happy New Year!
By the way, when is the right time to stop saying that? I mean if you ask me, I’d say it well into April. I’m thinking April 15, Tax Day, might be the cut-off. Continue reading

Serving Seniors with Gratitude

I naively asked one of the staff, “Why can’t these seniors get their tray of food themselves? Why do we need to bring it to them?”

Frankly, I thought it would it would be more efficient for them to get their own food. But when I learned the reason for doing it this way, I felt a bit sheepish for asking. Continue reading

Our Town

This month marks 20 years that I’ve been living here, and in that time I’ve witnessed the seasons change, the days get long, the Santa Ana winds come in from the east, and the birds chirping every morning. Every June, like clockwork, the San Diego Fair comes to town, and every July, the horse races begin. Which means fancy hats on opening day, and traffic congestion like you wouldn’t believe. Continue reading

The Right to Wear Powdered Wigs and Use Outhouses

The truth is, I’ve got nothing to blog about. The longer I’ve stayed away from blogging, the harder it’s been to get back into the groove. Not because I’ve been working on some important pursuit, like writing the Great American Novel. Sadly, that’s not why. Continue reading