Tag Archives: aging

A New Crease on Life

You know how from time to time you experience something that rubs your nose in the fact that you are, in fact, aging?  Something  that amplifies that “tick tock?”  I found one of those things on Saturday.  I’m still trying … Continue reading

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Age Against the Machine

So yeah. I’m still processing the fact that I had a mammogram.  Lest you think me a whiner, this goes way beyond a recommended health screening.  I mean, I’m getting old. How can I be old enough to need a … Continue reading

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Grays of Sunshine

Do you all remember a couple of years back when I lost my damn mind and decided I needed to dye my hair platinum about a month before my 40th birthday (https://larva225.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/forrest-frump/)?  It wasn’t pretty.  I don’t know what I … Continue reading

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I Know Why the Aged Bird Sings

You know you’re getting old when your doctor’s appointments involve getting things cut off.  Last Monday, in an effort to beat rotten changes to our health care plan, I took the kids to school, and spent the day on my … Continue reading

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Next of Kin(dergarten)

So here I am already.  Somehow, some way, my daughter is primed for kindergarten in August.  Sure, we could technically wait one more year to send her; she has one of those strange late-September birthdays which puts her in the … Continue reading

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Pause For Alarm

Warning:  This is one of those “female” blogs.  Just letting the guys know in case they want to sign out before getting started. For roughly the last 25 months, I have not had a period.  It’s been great.  It’s been … Continue reading

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Grandfather. Clock.

I’ve been unsure about whether or not I should write about this. This past weekend, I took Felix and drove roughly 4 hours to visit some family – specifically my grandfather.  Crispy and Grandpaw were also there, as were a … Continue reading

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The Old and the Beautiful

Once upon a time, I had a Myspace account.  I liked it fine.  I loved that I could put music on it, change backgrounds, be an antisocial social person.  That was really the birthplace of my blog.  I used to … Continue reading

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Coup de Toddler

I look around sometimes when it’s quiet (Did I really just say that?) and don’t recognize my life.  Some things are physical about myself: I have some wrinkles.  Mostly on my forehead, some around my eyes. I have gained a … Continue reading

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Not-Stalgia

Late last week Crispi and I loaded the kids up and travelled to Meridian, MS.  Normally the trip takes 4 hours each way; we made it in 5.  Not bad.  Certainly much better than I had expected.  The kids were … Continue reading

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