Dieting Yo Yo

Dieting Yo Yo

Two years ago I joined a weight loss group called TOPS, and acronym for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. When you reach your desired weight (set by your doctor or health person) you become a KOPS. Someone who has been able to Keep Off Pounds Sensibly. Weight has been a yo...
Unsolicited Mail

Unsolicited Mail

Too much of this! For an example, the other day there were 12 pieces of mail. Two were advertisements and 10 were from charitable and political organizations, all asking for money. Some had the gall to suggest a minimum donation of $100!! They must think my last name...
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly

About two years ago, I tried a familiar weight loss group, but just didn’t feel comfortable with it. I talked to people from the weight loss organizations advertised on TV and looked at the food. It was too much money and high carbs. I was invited to check out an...
Valentine’s Day Alone

Valentine’s Day Alone

Days like Valentine’s Day are hard on single women and widows. The store windows and commercials are full of what you can buy for the lady in your life. My valentine has been gone a year and a half. It seems longer. He used to go to the swap meet every Sunday and...
For Love of Family

For Love of Family

Our family is pretty small. It was just Frank and I in San Diego and my youngest son, Brett and his wife Natalie in Spring Valley. Many a Christmas and Thanksgiving was quiet. When Brett married Natalie, he also married into a large, loving family. They immediately...