Re-Believer Relighting the Votive Candle
Senior Stories

Re-Believer: Relighting the Votive Candle

They say “There are no atheists in foxholes.” Within shouting distance of my 70th birthday, I find myself gaping up from the darkness of a foxhole deeper than an asteroid crater. Accordingly, I’ve changed my mind on an afterlife. I’m a believer now. A re-believer, actually. This is my second go-round. The first died away….

Tater Digging
Senior Stories

Tater Digging Duty: Fond Memories

Do you remember childhood seasonal activities?  Some make fond memories, others spark, “I can’t believe I got roped into doing that.”  We’ve been “tater digging” with our granddaughters for eight years.  Now Bella and Lulu are 13 and 10. Grandkids: Long-Distance Grandparenting Tips I’m a 64-year-old city gal, born and bred in San Franciso, now…

limericks of life

Limericks of Life

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. A…

Old Cowgirl Loves Montana Life

Old Cowgirl Loves Montana Life

She said, “Your ranch is gone and I don’t think that you should be alone, You ought to rent a nice apartment close to things in town; Slow down a bit, take it easy, join the senior center bunch, Live where folks are near in case you get a little down.” She said, “In town,…

Twelve Gifts of Aging

Twelve Gifts of Aging Nobody Wants

On the first day of Aging, my body gave to me, a horrid liver spot by gee On the second day of Aging, my body gave to me, two sagging chins and a horrid liver spot by gee The ABCs of Aging On the third day of Aging, my body gave to me, three wild…


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