A Musing on 1960s Television

A Musing on 1960’s Television

Bonanza was the one of the most highly rated TV shows for several years in the 1960’s.  Ben Cartwright was an interesting case study.  He had three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Little Joe, one son each with three different wives.  Based on their varied appearance each son definitely had a separate DNA strain from at…

A-Shopping We Will Go

A-Shopping We Will Go

“Can I go? Can I, huh?” He was so excited he could barely stand still.  “Yes, you can go. But don’t be bugging me about candy and toys.” “I won’t, I won’t.”  “Okay, get ready. Bundle up. It’s cold outside.” A mother talking to her child? No. He was my husband, who daily retreated toward…

limericks of life

Limericks of Life: Old Age Limericks

Age, they say, is golden, Then why ain’t I a-holdin’ A body that’s blessed, Like gorgeous Mae West’s, Who glowed even after post mortem. A woman who lived in Ronan, Could dance a mean limbo, man, Her partners grew cold, When the lady grew old, When she limped to the floor, they all ran. Great…


The ABCs of Aging

A is for arthritis, B is for bad back, C is for the chest pains. Corned beef? Cardiac? Views on Aging: You Only Get Better D is for dental decay and decline, E is for eyesight–can’t read that top line. F is for fissures and fluid retention G is for gas (which I’d rather not…

old lady

When I’m an Old Lady, I’m Going to Do Whatever I Want

When I’m an old lady, I’ll live with my kids, and make their life happy and filled with such fun. I want to pay back all the joy they’ve provided; returning each deed. Oh, they’ll be so excited. When I’m an old lady and live with my kids. What Older Women Want in a Man…

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