"Do Not Discard!"

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

"Do Not Discard!"
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Month: April 2019

LIVING “OLD” IS NO OPTION

HER BODY WAS SCREAMING FOR HELP I made a new friend today. She had her second knee replacement four months ago and had driven over to the local senior center to join a group of gabsters — friendly women who like to talk. I’ll call her Teri to protect her identity. At home she still uses her walker to get Read more…


A 5K WALK ON REPLACEMENT PARTS

NEVER TOO OLD FOR FUN! This bionic grandma finally has her new legs under her.  It’s been two years and four months since bilateral knee replacement, one year and four months since the three “Rs” —  hip Replacement,  Rupture and Revision. (If you’re one of the several hundred-thousand  60-something’s facing hip replacement this year don’t freak out. The operation is Read more…


The EASTER BUNNY IN A WORLD GOING CRAZY

KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE MATTERS The world is going crazy. I think it’s because everyone is wearing their jeans too tight constricting blood flow back to the brain and smoking too much party pot clouding reality. And too many people in our country are non-educated. I use “non” because what they are learning is nonsense — like Northwestern University’s new course Read more…


UNEMPLOYABLE BY A WRINKLE

THE ROCKING-CHAIR STEREOTYPE IS BURYING US It’s 4 a.m. My mind is a merry-go-round replaying the frustrations of the day. Like many of you I am looking for a job to supplement my reason for existence and help pay the bills which — NEWSFLASH — don’t stop after you reach the age of free donuts with the presentation of your Read more…