You Got This

Today would have been Monty’s post opt appointment for cataract surgery, but it didn’t happen.  Luckily he hasn’t let the cataract situation get so bad that he can’t manage, but he was looking forward to getting it done and moving on.…

Cabin Fever?

Cabin fever?  Maybe you finished the taxes and answered the census survey now you can hunker down and binge-watch Netflix. It would have been nice to have some March madness fun, but that is just not going to happen.  Monty mentioned the Corn…

TP Gone Viral

Coronavirus  - the mere whisper of the word sends America on a bee line to Costco for toilet paper.  We did our part, we circled the parking lot three times and lined up with everyone else to get in the door. We weren’t sure why we were…

What's in a Name

 In my family we are referred to by the name we were given.  I’ve never been anything other than Carrie, well I’ve been called a few other things, but that is not the point I’m trying to make.  My sister Marilyn has always been Marilyn…

Tennis Anyone?

Maria Sharapova retired from tennis this week.  Maria won 5 grand slam tennis events, she was ranked the number one female player in the world for twenty-one weeks.  Maria won her first Grand Slam title at  Wimbledon in 2004 when she…

Ahoy Matey

While watching the Australian Tennis Open a few weeks ago we were stuck by the commercial breaks showing river cruises.  You know, the ones where everyone looks happy, enjoying a glass of wine on the deck of a luxurious ship.  These happen…

Click Reserve!

 Every once in a while I enter a ‘dead zone’ searching for an enjoyable read.  It just seems nothing I pick up is what I want to read at that moment.   I feel a let down until I find the perfect book that sets me back on track again.…

Potty Talk

According to Google, and who would argue with the Big G., Sir John Harington (1562-1612) was the inventor of the flushable toilet.  Thanks  to Johnny Carson, the only name I’ve ever associated with a toilet is none other than, Thomas Crapper.…

January 1949

When January rolls around I’m reminded of our move to Tucson. Not unlike the Beverly Hillbillies we arrived in Tucson with the roof rack loaded with our worldly possessions including mom’s wedding crystal.  It was January of 1949 when …

My Fitness Peeps

About two years ago I decided to join an adult fitness class sponsored by the Pima County Council on Aging.  I  had spent many years enjoying Jazzercise, but since my right arm isn’t very cooperative anymore I decided to change to a class…