Gather Ye Rosebuds…

We walked by a jewelry store in Annapolis, Maryland and there was a sign in the window saying “Life is still happening. People are getting engaged, celebrating anniversaries and graduations.” I’m not sure exactly what the wording was but the point was, that even in the midst of COVID and shut-downs, life goes on andContinue reading “Gather Ye Rosebuds…”

Stay Safe Out There!

Under Pressure David Bowie “I’m counting on you Bop!” Wyatt said to Zeke, who was attempting to put together a complicated Lego’s Avengers vehicle with a 167 little pieces. “I’m trying Buddy!” Zeke answered. When Wyatt handed me the box, I said “Gigi does not do Legos,” so he went to Bop and asked himContinue reading “Stay Safe Out There!”

Keep On Swimming

“Baby, baby, baby, You’re Out of Time.” Rolling Stones Farewell Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben and, more than likely, the zaftig and glistening Mrs. Butterworth. You had a good run, but frankly, I’m actually surprised you’ve lasted this long. Also banished from butter (and other dairy products) is the Land ‘O Lakes lass and I believeContinue reading “Keep On Swimming”

Fear and Loathing in Miami

I woke up with a slight headache and sore throat the other day. My first thought was “What if it’s…?” YOU KNOW WHAT, as I reviewed the risks I’d taken the week before. Because, I more than dipped a little toe in last week; I went to three restaurants and had my hair blow driedContinue reading “Fear and Loathing in Miami”

Avoid the store- Instacart instead

I called my mother yesterday to check in on her. She’s at home in Gables By The Sea, in the house I grew up in. She lives with her boyfriend Bob, a nice guy who is a dentist, but not working these days except for emergencies. “Well, I’m still alive,” my mother said. “I haven’tContinue reading “Avoid the store- Instacart instead”