My 50th birthday is less than a month away. If you had told me when I was 25, that 25 years from then, I'd be divorced with no children, living in my hometown, I would have popped you in the mouth. But here I sit, in the very home that was inhabited by my aunt, … Continue reading Wait Not.
When you were younger, did you move out of your parent's home to share a living space with a roommate? No doubt your memories of that time are positive and likely negative. Living with someone has many challenges, but singles in their later years are reconsidering this type of living arrangement. Communal living or cohousing, … Continue reading All Options On The Table: Communal Living for Singles
Last night, my great-nephew spent the night with me. He was all arms and legs and head butts and scratchy, long toenails, trying to stretch out. I managed not to be thrown onto the floor during the night, barely. After he went to sleep and was still and quiet, I took advantage of the rare … Continue reading Auntie’s Baby
Soda City is hopping this weekend with things to do. Between The Okra Strut, Pride, the Italian Festival, the Plant and Flower Festival and Nationwide Smithsonian Free Museum Day, Saturday was not a day where being bored was an option. A little for everyone. But of course, I was headed AWAY from all the festivities, … Continue reading The Stray