New sport–mater tossing

best mater shot

For days I’ve been engaged in the only exercise I can manage with one leg in a cast.  It’s called “mater tossing” and I discovered it while fighting fruit flies.  Everytime I discover a tomato past its prime (usually of the cherry variety), I toss it from my back door into a planter containing basil which is located about ten feet away.

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You’re not who you were, only older

who are u

I woke up this morning after retiring for the third time from the 9-5 world and just getting over a little minor surgery. I had a horrifying thought. I didn’t know who I was or what I was doing here.  (Probably the pain medication.)

But no, all my life, I’d had clear roles to fill: wife, mother, daughter, chauffer, editor, marketing director, housekeeper, chief cook and bottle washer…I could go on with an exhaustive list that makes me wonder where I found the time to get everything done.

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