"Do Not Discard!"

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

"Do Not Discard!"

HOW TO LOSE A FINGER WALKING FIDO

NOT ALL DOGS HAVE MANNERS Neighbors regularly see me walking my dog past their homes with my hands seemingly grabbing at air as I give him permission to lead or call him back to protect him from traffic.  “Why don’t you get one of those retractable leashes?” I’m asked. “I want to keep all my fingers,” I reply. Those leashes Read more…


NEVER ACCEPT PAIN AS NORMAL

FOR EVERY PAIN THERE’S A REASON When I first saw Mildred she was walking out of the library ahead of me. From the back her hair was beautiful, abundant and white like whipped cream. But her gait was uneven and each step deliberate — a sure sign of pain in her lower extremities. She was carrying books and bags all Read more…


HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY TO ALL THE MOTHERS OUT THERE

AND HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ME On this back side of life’s rainbow holidays are what we make them. We’re in control.  The kids are grown. Most have moved on and away and celebrate within their own pocket of existence building new traditions. It’s their turn to make or get breakfast in bed.  Often we’re out of reach and out Read more…


MARATHON RUNNER GIVES TIPS TO 5K’S ‘WALKING’ PARTICIPANTS

YOU’LL BE SURPRISED AT WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH If you think walking a 5K (3.1 miles) is a walk-in-the-park you’re wrong. Veteran marathon runner, local chiropractor and the Assistant Director of Sprint for Monroe Paul Moyse makes it clear that it requires preparation if you intend on finishing  the course and doing so injury-free. And for first-time walkers like this Read more…


INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE LYING FOR OUR BUSINESS

DON’T BELIEVE EVERY OFFER IN THE MAIL I just received a letter in the mail from Liberty Mutual Insurance. “Switch back and save $509,”  a little blue bubble proclaimed. “$509!” That would bring my auto policy bill down to less than $500 a year. I began to read the letter very carefully. “Old friends get great rates,” their headline purred. Read more…