In My Day

As I get older, with fewer days ahead than behind, I find myself shaking my head more. Not long ago I wondered why old folks did that. Was it some nervous condition? Maybe. And it made me feel sorry for them. Little did I realize that they were feeling sorry for me. Now I look … Continue reading In My Day

Driver’s License Test? At 70? WTF?

  What kind of bullshit is this? After fifty plus years of driving here in California, no accidents and no tickets, I have to take a written test to get my license renewed. Shit-the-bed, I should get the damned thing for free and a gift card for long-term participation.  Here’s a sobering thought. I have … Continue reading Driver’s License Test? At 70? WTF?

Google Docs to the rescue!

So with arthritis in my wrist giving me hell again, I decided to return to the struggle of using speech to text apps. I have owned Dragon Naturally Speaking software for years, my version is 12, and I have yet to figure out the secret to using it and still maintain a decent writing speed...let alone … Continue reading Google Docs to the rescue!

Golden Years? Yea, Right.

The only things golden about this time of my life are the perceived value of just about every damned thing I need. Every time I take a nervous stroll down the meat aisle at the supermarket I'm reminded why there are so many reverse mortgage advertisements on the boob-tube these days. "Shit-ola," it takes a … Continue reading Golden Years? Yea, Right.

Thoughtfulness, the Best New Year’s Resolution

Amazing, isn't it? A one word New Year’s Resolution that everyone should make, and one that, few people do. Thoughtfulness can be applied daily, in a limitless number of ways. Let’s consider just one. Thoughtfulness towards Seniors. Do you have someone in your family or maybe in your circle of friends that is getting on … Continue reading Thoughtfulness, the Best New Year’s Resolution