My appointment was at 8:30 a.m. I arrived in the second waiting room about 9:45 after having the first stage of treatment. As I walked in I said aloud, sort of to the surgical tech who escorted me, but mostly to myself, “Ay. They’re all wearing bandages!” It was my attempt at an allusion to a line in the 1960 movie The Grass is Greener. … Continue reading Welcome to Mohs!
In a few days I’ll have been retired for three months. I find myself feeling guilty a lot. I haven’t accomplished as much as I think I should have. My husband keeps telling me I’m new at this. I need to relax and enjoy it. So far I have enjoyed it tremendously, but I still feel guilty. So the other day I took stock of … Continue reading Retirement Guilt
Here are twenty pieces of advice for twenty-somethings that I learned in my twenties; they have served me well over a lifetime thus far. Appreciate your parents. Tell them you love them. Relationships end and/ or change in your thirties, if they haven’t already. You are not promised your parents forever. Get educated early in life. Very few jobs require only a high school diploma. … Continue reading Twenty Twenty
This will be a year of letting go for me. Not letting go of 10 or 20 pounds. Not letting go of any vice. I have not made any traditional kinds of resolutions. But a resolution I have made just the same. You know when it is time to let go. It might be of a relationship, a person who no longer cares or never did, … Continue reading The year of letting go
My friend Gail is off the internet grid this week on some river in a part of the world that, well I’m not quite sure where she is. She’s a pretty amazing millennial. Earlier this year I watched her transformation as she prepared for her new life of traveling about the world. She sold all her stuff, lost lots of weight, packed what I would … Continue reading Guest Blog……Bali Hai