What to do at 65

April 10Walked 1.5 miles. Made it to Elizabethtown. Lol... Never left the gym... Now I head for Bowling Green, Ky  50 miles or so. Should take a few more days.  How is everone else doing? Anyone want to join the walk?  Did some well needed stretching today so only got 1 mile walking. Now It is 1.75 miles to Elizabethtown. Hope I can make that tomorrow, then on to Bowling Green, Ky. lolDay before yesterday I walked. 1.5 miles. I am starting in Radcliff, Ky... So I am headed to Elizabethtown. It is 8 miles. 6.5 to go.  ...more
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Industrial Sized Shopping... For One

I need to tell you about my shopping trip at Costco the other day. This whole thing started because I was hungry and wanted a slice of pizza for lunch. My local Costco is just down the road, and the pizza is cheap… oh and I had to gas up at their pumps. Yeah… that’s how they reel you in....more

The "Talkers" and the "Doers": Living Your Dreams

There are cat people and dog people. There are truck people and car people. There are city folk and country folk. There are wine drinkers and beer drinkers. The list goes on and on. Chances are you’ve already put yourself in one of the categories. Me? Well, I’m a wine drinking, car driving, dog loving country folk (ok...I'm on the fence in regards to city or country!)....more
fledged  I really like your perspective! I do think the "midlife" is that mix of ...more

Life with Blinders

I'm talking to parents of young kids and my message is this:WAKE UP people and educate yourselves in all things technology related. Or at least as much as you possibly can. And then some. Else your kids are going to get away with EVERYTHING.Don't have the time? Aren't really worried about it?Go ahead and keep those blinders on. Go ahead and tell yourself that your kid would NEVER do anything like that. Really? Not even in an attempt to defend a friend? Didn't think of that, did you?...more
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Afraid of their Adult Children

Abuse of parents is a silent problem, prevalent at all income levels but not widely discussed. A web search for information about adult children who abuse their parents focuses on financial and physical abuse. Little is available about emotional and verbal abuse.Parents who are bullied or mistreated by their adult children have trouble admitting it to others. Many put up with the bad treatment because they don’t want to end a relationship with a child whom they love. Some need their child’s help with care giving. Others fear the consequences of being open about their feelings....more

Homestyle Chicken & Gravy

 Yesterday was one of those days that I needed to seek out comfort…...more

I Always Said I Wanted An Independent Daughter, Just Not Independent From Me!

I just had to comment on this… My daughter went away to college and it was one of the most ...more

I Wrote a Book!

So I took 8 years of stories about raising a Millennial (aka Brittany Geiger Smith) and turned them into a book which just went live as an ebook on Amazon today! I've got it priced low for the first month hoping people will buy it, read it ...and review it....more