Monthly Archives: February 2017

Six Characters in Search of a Plot

Still coughing. And coughing. I think I’m over the flu, but there’s this darn cough. We bought a whole bag of grapefruit and are working our way through it. God bless grapefruit. I somehow got onto the committee charged with … Continue reading

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English Major’s Lament

So now I have flu. Went to Urgent Care where a doctor stuck a very, very long and thin Q-tip up my nose, took the result away and came back with the diagnosis – did you know they can do … Continue reading

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Prognosticator – Not!

I am not a good prognosticator. For example, last week I wrote this: Later today I am going for a mammogram – my last. One of the good things – and there are a few – about getting older is … Continue reading

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Pleasant Discovery

Java the cat is settling in, as seen by her asserting herself on things that don’t really matter. For example, she cannot bear a closed door. When Ellen wished to sleep in undisturbed, Java came to find me and begin … Continue reading

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