Author Archives: seniledenial

Holy Hailstorm!

Most people associate Colorado weather with cold, snow blowing and blizzards that can shut down our Denver airport for distressingly long periods of time, especially during the holiday rush.  But, here in Colorado we can’t escape that winter-like weather even … Continue reading

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Grandparenting and Alzheimer’s

We baby boomers are becoming grandparents at a very fast pace!  There is no doubt that being a grandparent is a joy.  I can only speak for myself when I say that I could just eat my grandson up with … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things

My grandson went to the zoo this week.  It’s such a simple thing, but it got me thinking about Father’s Day this Sunday. There were seven kids in my family and time spent with my Dad was precious and rare. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Ah, it seems that summer is really here, and with it comes the urge to relax on a hammock, or at the beach or simply in the back yard while reading a good book.  I went to an all girl Catholic … Continue reading

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Hello Summer

I know that it’s not yet summer, but, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and last weekend felt exactly like that.   We had an unusual start to the weekend as we were enjoying some time out back after … Continue reading

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We Get Happier As We Age

Ah!  Some good news for baby boomers as we age.  The Brookings Institute looked at the relationship between age and happiness around the world (as measured by a 2011-2013 Gallup World Poll).  According to a Washington Post article, the low … Continue reading

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A Virulent Little Sucker

I am sure you all know how it goes.   You go on a trip, travel on an airplane, go through a couple of different airports and you end up getting sick.  It has happened to everyone.  So it was … Continue reading

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