No more courting chaos

chaosThe news – what a bummer it’s been lately!

Most days the news alarms us, angers us and makes me want to go back to thumb sucking.  Yet, I’ve stumbled onto the key to restoring a little peace and joy in my day despite the daily assaults from unspeakable acts going on around the world.

I toss out my system for your consideration, waiving the $19.99 fee I’ll be asking on the Home Shopping Network. Doesn’t everything cost $19.99 today?

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Still dancing after all these years

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No need for drugs or alcohol.  My gang gets crazy breathing country air.  This gang met in junior high and we’ve been  family ever since.

“Love, Laughter and Losing My Keys: A Boomer’s Survival Guide”will be out in two weeks.  Check it out.  By Emily Braddock Jones. If you grew up in the 50s and 60s, you will love it.

Breaking NFL barriers


Remember this name: Sarah Thomas, pictured last night at MSU with fellow football  official, Jack Vaughan, one of her mentors.  She is slender, tall, beautiful, charismatic and smart. She could also be classified as an expert on the mechanics of football.  I wonder how she got that way while the rest of us girls were taking selfies and eating chocolate chip cookies in the press box.

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It is what it is! Or is it?

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I let the stupidest non-issues get on my last nerve and turn me into a raging termagant which, for your information, is the female version of an old curmudgeon.

Remember that word “termagant” because if you’re female you’re probably carrying the gene. The condition begins to present itself with advancing age and loss of the inhibitions which once kept us civil and gave us the reputation as “sweet young things.” The aging beauty can turn into the beast if you get her riled up. But hey, it is what it is, right?

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