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Game Changer

     So, we turned the clock back an hour this past weekend.  Unless you live in Hawaii or Arizona.  Those states are on perpetual Daylight Savings Time.  Unless you are a member of the Navajo Nation who happens to live in Arizona.    In that case, like the rest of the 48, you did turn

By |2023-11-07T14:56:30+00:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Aging, Relationships, Spouse|0 Comments

Husbands in Cars Going to Costco (with apologies to Jerry Seinfeld)

It is the common wisdom that men, especially men of a certain generation, do not like to shop.  In fact, a British survey of over 2,000 people found that men became bored after only 20 minutes of shopping, while women could go for a full two hours.  This should come as a surprise to no

By |2021-08-14T14:05:45+00:00August 15th, 2021|Categories: Shopping, Spouse|5 Comments

What’s Your Sleep Number?

          As one of those rare, and perhaps weird, individuals who actually pay attention to TV commercials, I have made the following observation.  The mattress industry is out of control!  Apparently, as a nation with approximately 70 million Americans suffering from some form of insomnia, we are fixated on getting a

By |2020-07-31T16:19:50+00:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Aging, Relationships, Spouse|8 Comments

Love Has Its Day

          Did you know that Valentine’s Day has been celebrated since 496 AD? So it’s not some contemporary occasion created by the greeting card companies!  St. Valentine, a Roman Catholic clergyman who was martyred on February 14, is the patron saint of lovers, epileptics, and beekeepers.  Surely there is a connection

By |2020-02-13T20:39:41+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Relationships, Spouse|0 Comments

Husbands in Cars Going to Costco (with apologies to Jerry Seinfeld)

It is the common wisdom that men, especially men of a certain generation, do not like to shop.  In fact, a British survey of over 2,000 people found that men became bored after only 20 minutes of shopping, while women could go for a full two hours.  This should come as a surprise to no

By |2017-11-30T15:02:41+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Shopping, Spouse|12 Comments

If I Should Die Before You……

Please don’t stop reading.  I promise that, despite the title, what follows is not a downer.  Rather, it’s an observation, a practical consideration, and maybe even a little bit funny. What precipitated my seemingly ghoulish reflection was an actual conversation I had with my husband, a semi-retired attorney, who, for the past three years has

By |2017-07-11T19:19:14+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Death, Invisible, Marriage, Spouse|14 Comments
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