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Lazy bones

I am the laziest person in the world. It takes me a lot of effort to switch off the television, get off the couch, and do what has to be done. As I sit here ...

Helpless

The sound of a cardboard box bounces off the porch. Sometimes it is in the form of an impossible to open plastic envelope. Depending on my level of obsessio...

It’s in the air

Fall is here! It was here for me, a month ago when I was writing this. Who knows what it will be like outside when you are reading this. Yet fall is upon us ...

Penury

We nurses write a lot. We type a lot, too, but we sign the bottom of documents all day long. When I was in nursing school, I adopted a signature pen (ha ha), it...

Key party

Just a few words about keys. I seem to collect more as I grow older. As a child, growing up in lower Fairfield County, we never even thought of locking our door...

Extra strength

Now and then I pass a mirror and am shocked by the sight of an old man looking back. I have always theorized that if you look at yourself every day you will not...

Maraca

Had a major birthday a couple months back. Here is what I got: a cardiologist, an orthopedist and a million pills. I will not go into gory details; after all...

Hang up

We picked up an old steel kitchen shelf unit at the Elephant’s Trunk flea market in New Milford. It was during a period when we were collecting such cabinets, r...