I was really enjoying childhood. And then I turned 70. Wow.
That was fast.
The Mystery Woman really appreciates the stimulus check. Says she’s spent hers three or four times already.
We tried replacing our land line with cell phones. Doesn’t suit our lifestyle. We rarely use the cell phones. Well, sometimes we lose each other at the grocery, we call to arrange a meet over by the dairy case. We’re going to replace the contract phones with a go-phone. So the EMT’s can find us.
A friend in Houston sent us a post card. What a treat. Reminded us of the times when we received actual letters. More satisfying than e-mails. Much. How many years has it been since you’ve received a letter? Or written one? The goddamned Internet is always ON. Turn it off. Make yourself a drink. Play some music. Write a letter to a loved one. In cursive.
Footnote: I've posted almost 500 notes to this blog. In two and a half years, I've written many times about politics, the economy, aging and humor. Guess what topic has drawn the most hits? "How to stop grackles from pooping in your yard, pool, birdbath, car."