My siblings and I have divided the tasks that Mom and Dad need to have done, and I took on the paying of the bills.  I hate paying my own bills, so somehow there is a cruel irony in the fact that I am now in charge of paying their bills as well. And let […]

The news from there

 Mom and Dad are now in Assisted Living. Together. Hooray. The past few months have been a whirlwind of sorting, storing, clearing, tossing, and  donating about 65 years of accumulated stuff belonging to my parents. Getting their  current house ready to be sold. Getting mail forwarded to Ohio so bills can be paid. Sending out […]

Movement, or lack thereof

Image thanks to Pfizer pharameceuticals Ah the pharmaceutical industry and their ads. There is a Celebrex ad airing now (during the Nightly News) that features a man at the beach with his Springer Spaniel and the voiceover citing Newtownian Physics as he purrs…. “A body at rest stays at rest while a body in motion […]