Ode to Julia, the Belle of Monteagle

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Shannondale, the retirement community where my parents reside, is populated with a delightful cast of characters, geezers of all shapes and sizes, with their own peculiarities and...

And then there were sliders

“I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Gmamma is literally wasting away. She’s loses five pounds every time we go to the doctor. After picking on her to lose weight for the past 59 years, DooDaddy finds himself in the unfamiliar role of...

Twenty dollars goes a long way

“I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.” “How much do we owe you?” asks DooDaddy, as I deliver another batch of geezer supplies. You know, Cepacol Mouthwash, Hall’s Honey Lemon Cough Suppressant Drops and BIC Retractable Ballpoint Pens (black...