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Thanks for reading! As the years pass since my husband passed (2006) the themes and subjects of my blogs have changed. For new widows and widowers, I think most helpful for you are the blogs I wrote early on...where you are now. Please use the "archive" button to find any and all blogs from "the bad old days..." to relate, find relief and hopefully, a chuckle, too.

The History of Grandmas

This chapter is the first chapter, right after the introduction, of a book of essays I’m almost finished writing called, “SOME KIDS PEAK IN NURSERY SCHOOL  & Other Wisecracks From a Grandma Boomer.” (btw Boomers are born between 1946-1964) But,…

IT’S ONLY BEEN 50 YEARS

At  my 50th High School reunion some schmuck actually asked me “What’s new?” I shrugged, “Not much.” I guess, I’m the bigger schmuck.  To be continued…

Interviewing Santa

This piece was originally published in a similar version in Pathfinder:Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey Iassumed it would be impossible to interview Santa Claus so close to Christmas. Why would he agree to talk to poor widow me? He had nothing…

Guilt Can Kill You ~ Then You’re BOTH Dead!

Hi All – Hope you like my new site – this blog was published last month in Pathfinders Magazine, an online and print publication, a fantastic magazine for widows/widowers where I am on staff as a humor writer.  Please check…

Not Everyone Has a Chuckles

Fifty years ago Jimmy strutted into our 8th grade homeroom and announced, “I’m an uncle! I’m an uncle!” Five years later we were dating. Little Chuckie was a perfect specimen to practice our parenting skills on. He wasn’t fully formed and…