"Do Not Discard!"

Join this bionic grandma in her battle against "the wrinkled years."

"Do Not Discard!"
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Month: March 2019

LIVIN’ GREEN IS MY WAY OF LIFE

KITCHEN-GARDENING OBLITERATES WINTER BLUES I have a jungle in the kitchen and it’s on the brink of bloom. When I migrated from the farmlands of central California where I could grow anything year-round, I was aghast at the cost of flowering plants in Connecticut nurseries — and they died every winter! How could I plant flowering begonias and hibiscus, camellias Read more…


An UNANTICIPATED BANK HEIST

                                      FOUND AND LOST   With $111.75 in quarters I went to my bank yesterday — a major financial institution in my state.  I badly needed the money to pay overdue bills. Ransacking my drawers of miscellaneous junk and underwear, I found Read more…


WATCH OUT FOR FLYING CHRISTMAS TREES

THE UNEXPECTED IS ALWAYS WAITING TO HAPPEN I took out a Christmas tree today or rather the tree took out my VW Beetle.  I was driving to the allergist’s office to get my weekly shots. The weather was blustery, with 50-mph wind gusts bringing down limbs and tossing twigs everywhere.  Along the neighborhood roads boxy blue garbage containers, after being Read more…


SNOW: IT’S TIME TO BE A KID AGAIN

AT ARE AGE FUN ALWAYS COMES WITH A WARNING I was up at 4 a.m. today bundled up and ready to shovel out from under New England’s first big snow storm of the season. First thing I did was sweep the porch and steps down to the walkway. The snow is wet and slick sticking to the cement like egg Read more…