Monthly Archives: April 2016

Europe and Asia Bound

On Sunday, April 17th, Dimitris and I will board a Lufthansa plane, heading to Frankfurt, Germany, where we have a layover before flying to Athens, Greece, Dimitris’ hometown. We will be there two days before boarding another plane, an Emirates¬†airliner … Continue reading

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The Denture and the Partial

At this stage of my life and after many expensive trips to dental offices, I am left with a few teeth on the bottom with a partial supplying the remaining teeth needed to chew and a total upper plate. I … Continue reading

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Tripod Sitting

Since having both knees replaced, I have dealt with difficulties walking and balancing in many different ways. First of all, I had to give up my Silver Sneakers classes as I could no long handle the physical effort required. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Topsy Turvy

As I grow older, I become more and more a creature of habit. My mornings are pretty much prescribed. I hit the floor, thank God for the day, turn on the computer and head for the kitchen to create my … Continue reading

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Bungee Cords

As some of you know, I love flowers. I like cut flowers, but I love growing flowers in the yard. One of my favorite flowers is the nasturtium. Nasturtiums provide their growers with seeds for a next year’s crop. Besides … Continue reading

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Words You Thought You Knew (revision)

I love words. I recently learned two things about two words that I have never thought deeply about: the words are “temple” and “infantry.” When I recently read the book, The Lost Symbol, I was intrigued about Dan Brown’s writing … Continue reading

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“The” Shot

My bowling buddy, Rick Coffman, and I have been bowling for years. So long as we are in town (and not on vacation), when Saturday morning rolls around, we are bowling. We started bowling at a bowling¬†alley on 34th Street … Continue reading

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