Our  Most Bizarre Car Story

It’s coming up on our 42nd anniversary!  We have gone through many cars, but one car stands out as our Most Bizarre Car Story. #RaisingJess

Three Generational Views of the New Normal

“Who are You?” This question comes from people I have known for thirty years!  Read on for 3 Views of the New Normal from 3 Generations.

Why Did We say “Goodbye Truck Camper” and What’s Next?

Please do not take this personally, Truck Camper; It is not you; it’s me.  Read on to find out why we are saying Goodbye and what’s next.

Men Vs Machines: My Dad and His 90+ Year Old Friends Learning Virtual Bridge in the Age of Social Distancing

My father  is 89 and has played bridge for many years. He has a  group of four men and  he is the youngster in the group. The senior member is 97. Bridge and social distancing are problematic because you must sit relatively close to each other, touch each other’s cards and breathe the same air.Continue reading “Men Vs Machines: My Dad and His 90+ Year Old Friends Learning Virtual Bridge in the Age of Social Distancing”

What’s So Funny? Laugh Meter

In 2005 my husband, Mitch, created a Laugh Meter to determine humor reactions; it’s based on a scale of 0.5-10. .” It took Mitch over 2 years of observation to finalize the rankings. When mitch doesn’t get my jokes I typically say, “you have no sense of humor.” He’s just not “laugh out loud” funny.Continue reading “What’s So Funny? Laugh Meter”

A Bad Hair Day has a New Definition

Victoria is 62 years old. She exercises regularly, tries to eat well and enjoys a glass or two (or three) of wine on occasion. She goes to the salon to get her hair colored every three weeks, she needed it every two weeks because once the grey root line started and spread it was visible butContinue reading “A Bad Hair Day has a New Definition”

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