Marriage Changed
Nostalgia

Look How Things Have Changed in Marriage Since 1950

You probably can’t count the ways marriage changed since 1950. What a difference 70+ years can make! The following is from a 1950’s Home Economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life.  Marriage Lessons: You’re Always Here 10 Ways Marriage Changed Since 1950 1. HAVE DINNER READY Plan…

Slow Dance
Literature

Slow Dance Poem

Have you ever watched kids On a merry-go-round Or listened to the rain lapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight Or gazed at the sun into the fading night? You better slow down Don’t dance so fast Time is short The music won’t last. America’s Music Cities Do you run through each…

Retirement Community
Retirement

Retirement Community: Not End of the World

Can it be seven years now that I’ve lived On Top of The World? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I moved to this retirement community where a week consists of six Saturdays and a Sunday and tied shoes are considered formal attire? So go the jokes, anyway. At the time, I wrote: Eeeeeeeek! What have…

Senior Barbie
Humor

Senior Barbie: New Barbie Doll?

Finally a Barbie we can relate to: Senior Barbie! At long last, here are some NEW Barbie dolls to coincide with her and OUR aging gracefully. These are a bit more realistic… Bifocals Barbie Comes with her own set of blended-lens fashion frames in six wild colors (half-frames too!), neck chain and large-print editions of…

Senior Citizen Alphabet
Humor

Senior Citizen Alphabet: 26 Funny Sayings for Seniors

Here’s our take on the senior citizen alphabet and one you may know too well. A,B,C,D…. A for arthritis, B for a bad back, C is for chest pains. Perhaps cardiac? Senior Barbie: New Barbie Doll? D is for dental replacements and decline, E is for eyesight–can’t read that top line? F is for fissures…

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