Losing the Pounds

Losing the Pounds

Four years ago, I joined a weight loss group called TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) with a friend. Having gone up and down over that time, I have succeeded in losing 16 pounds. My current goal is only 4 pounds away (to make KOPS- Keep Off Pounds Sensibly). Those 4...
A Musical Detour

A Musical Detour

My main publisher is not doing fiction anymore and thus ends our association, since fiction is what I write. Two proposals are out with other publishers, but we’ll see what happens with them. With 14 books written, I’m sure I can retire and feel good about the legacy...
Slippery Throw Rugs

Slippery Throw Rugs

Upon reaching the ripe old age of 83, friends and family urge me constantly to be cautious. I cannot afford to break a bone or do myself another injury! However, little throw rugs seem to lie in wait for me to tread so they can slip merrily out from under me! I’ve...
Zoom Mania

Zoom Mania

For a year we have been locked down, masked, and told we cannot meet indoors for church or any other meeting. Everyone was ZOOMing and after months of that, I began to grow tired of seeing friends in little squares on my screen instead of in person! I missed the...
Clutter and Hoarding

Clutter and Hoarding

Some people associate these terms one with the other, but there is a very big difference! A good friend had a friend of her’s pass away and when they entered the condo there were collections of old newspapers, the stove was a mess, the refrigerator had mold in...
Meeting Again!

Meeting Again!

My TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight loss group met again after a year, on Friday. Out of around 24 women, we had ten hardy souls. We spaced out chairs, and wore our masks, and instead of a program, we talked about how the COVID hiatus had affected us. Of course,...