This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.
Tuning in to your local news can be depressing but this essay offers you hope. If the world really was going to hell in a hand basket, could they allow six and a half minutes for the weather report?
It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.
An interesting thing happens in Maine every November. Men abandon their wives by the thousands. They think they are going deer hunting but they are actually contributing to the longevity of their marriages.
Does being over 60 inevitably involve a fizzling action? I’m living proof that indeed it does not.
A high standard of living lends itself to some unique risks and injuries. I explore some of my mishaps in this humorous essay.
Have you heard about the creepy clown sightings across the country? Here is a scary guest post from John R. Cobb with a story you won’t soon forget!
Move over ghosts and goblins. In this follow up Halloween post I outline seven more things from everyday life that scare me.
With the glut of cures for constipation on the market, don’t you think there should be specialized pills to cure this gut-wrenching affliction?
Shallow reflections goes undercover with this story about jury duty. She knows what she is talking about since this is how she spent her summer vacation. Almost.