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Being Nannies For The Day

When Georgie was little, his parents lived on the Upper West Side of New York City. Both had jobs that were demanding and required them...

Captain Dan the Drinking Pirate

Are you an ancient pirate friend? Listen to Dan as he warns us (in 2005) about global warming. Yo-ho the temperature's rising! Yo-ho...

The Blind Bags of Happiness?

We know that giving things to others brings us happiness There's a lot of research to support the notion that happiness comes from...

About Those Women

Lately, I've been feeling closer to my age and realizing how much I rely on my women friends to help me navigate my way. I was born about...

Finding Kindness

I opened the door just enough to hear Georgie talking to Pa. "Be careful. It's icy. Come this way. I don't want you to fall!" I took...

Zippity Doo Da -Dan!

Dan the Farmer is hilarious singing about Father Time ticking and Drug Companies looking over his shoulder... and about having fun while...

Our Wedding Day Redux

Last month, I gave a friend some money in a small white envelope. She returned the envelope, saying there were some photo negatives she...

Smart Advice from the Salon!

Last month, when I came back after having my hair cut and colored, Georgie, our grandson, looked at me quizzically and said, "Gigi, did...

Treasures in the Attic

Too much stuff. Our kids have long been grown, but behind the eaves are hundreds of silly reminders that there were once 4 kids living...

Dan Raps on Getting Older!

The other day I found this on YouTube from 2006. We were goofing around one day and laughed so hard putting this together that we put ...

Selfie in an Old Mirror

Last October Dan and I enjoyed a short get-away to a B & B. It was a mini-reunion with friends I've known since kindergarten. That...

Leaving a Legacy

I was talking with my sister the other day about the fun she and her husband are having in their new role taking care of their 3 year old...

Great Grand Baby Shower

Seems impossible but our 2nd great grandchild is due in 2019. After so many baby showers over decades, I thought we'd seen a lot of...

Skyper's Secret

Lots of grandparents live a long distance from their grandchildren or spend the winter months in warmer climates. They try to use Skype...

After A While

You've probably read this poem before. It was there on my screen as I was cleaning up my desktop. I tried to learn a little more about...

It's the Holidays! (Yawning?)

It's the holidays and everyone seems exhausted. Experts keep telling us how important it is to get enough sleep but we're all lighting...

All is Fine in the Kitchen!

Sometimes the most wondrous accomplishment in the kitchen isn't the food! One day recently, we were lucky to attend an exciting trial...

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