Tag Archives: Aging GRACEFULLY

Wrong Answer

My husband told me that we have luna moths that fly in dipping, circular patterns all night. Luna moths are magical, like fire flies. When I got up to pee, I looked out the window, and sure enough, they were … Continue reading

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Trash Floats

A long time ago I loved the idea of someone who grew up to be a PhD (piled high and deep). Sometimes I make an electronic fly by to see how he’s doing. He has a 2nd wife, also a … Continue reading

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Lingering Loiterers

Just to let you know (I preface questionable news with that same statement for my husband) Hippy Hall is sometimes more like Hippy Hell. My husband is a workaholic and a fucking entrepeneur extraordinaire. Oh, and by the way I’m … Continue reading

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Creative Developments

I’ve never owned a home or real estate. Well, almost never, after Mum died I owned the house we grew up in and a time share, with my siblings, until we sold them. I’ve never wanted to possess a title … Continue reading

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Graceful Future

I thought I had to get away from here for a little while. I made reservations and I invited my husband. He declined my invitation because he is a workaholic. It is an obsession. It may even be a clinical … Continue reading

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Enlightenment Rules

Happy New Year. There now that we’ve dispensed with the niceties let’s get on with it. I’ve been enlightened since the last time I posted. It’s been evolutionary self-enlightenment. First, my much maligned and under-appreciated husband, who canNOT seem to … Continue reading


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Unbelievable News

I watch FSTV every so often but never before bed, too scary. It’s human nature to be concerned only with individual survival. Paying attention is laborious. Excess hasn’t done anything for humanity. In the US we’ve become a medicated nation because … Continue reading

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Destiny Calls

The phone rang. The caller told me she’d forgotten who she was. She felt that she hadn’t been her true self in such a long time that she’d completely lost track of who that was. She woke up, old, one … Continue reading

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Shamelessly Honest

I was at the dry cleaners preparing for the advent of the new box spring and mattress when I happened to catch a snippet of the interview Vanessa Williams gave on Anderson Cooper. I liked it. I remember the Penthouse … Continue reading

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Early Morning

We get up pretty early here on Hippy Hill. I like mornings the best. When I was young, wild, and free, the bright lights of big city nights were my favorite. Now I enjoy the quiet beginning of a brand … Continue reading

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