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SUSAN’S UNFILTERED WIT
Observations about life from the far side of the hill
Susan started writing when she discovered, in retirement, that she looked terrible in golf clothes and canasta had way too many rules. Looking for something personally meaningful to do that did not require wearing polo shirts, she enrolled in a class for fledging writers. Not quite ready to tackle the great American novel, she began to write short, witty essays about life from the perspective of “a woman of a certain age.”
Deciding that the world needed another Erma Bombeck and\or Nora Ephron, with a bit of Andy Rooney thrown in for good measure, she went public. Susan created her blog, now called Susan’s Unfiltered Wit, where she continues to entertain her generation of pre-baby boomers and beyond with new posts twice a month.
Addicted to the Grid
It could have been worse. To arrive at my happy place, I could have turned to drugs or alcohol. Or consuming entire packages of Fig Newtons in one sitting. But instead, I was drawn to something far less expensive and much lower in calories. Over time, I’ve evolved into a crossword puzzle junkie! We all need our moments of Zen, a time of peace and tranquility when we can make the world disappear. For some, it’s a warm bath with scented candles, or a relaxing massage. For others it might be meditation and\or yoga. Or any combination of the above,
Your Open Table is Waiting
One of the goals of retirement, at least for women, is to maintain a spotless kitchen. Current research has shown that the best
Words I Never Want to Hear Again in 2023!
Hi folks. Happy New Year! This is the last time I shall say “Happy New Year” in 2023. It’s the middle of January.
Your time is through! And like all your predecessors, you’ve had your ups and downs. You didn’t start out with your best foot
Let There be Light…and Latkes!
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, will arrive at sundown this Sunday, December 18th. No complaints this year about the holiday arriving
Dear Readers: I’m wordless! Which is a sorry state for a writer. Nevertheless, I’m not sure I have the proper vocabulary to convey
Reading Between the Lines
Book clubs are all the rage. They’re everywhere. Oprah has one. Civic groups and country clubs have them. Chances are your church or
The Ones Who Got Away
Do you ever think about your old flames? I mean, really old. Like the crushes you had in elementary school or junior high?