Friend Request—Accept or Not?

Every day, I get friend or connection requests on Facebook and LinkedIn. Today, I have 1,146 friends on Facebook and 2,651 connections on LinkedIn. Obviously, I can’t interact with even a small percentage, and when I add new friends/connections, I wonder if I’m just adding another name of someone I won’t ever communicate with. In … Read more

Happy Birthday!

The last year and a half have been as crazy for me as for the rest of the world. A move from my home of 53 years to a retirement community combined with COVID lockdowns, medical issues, and going from a walker to a manual wheelchair to a scooter to a power wheelchair distracted me … Read more

Memorial Day

ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, in whose hands are the living and the dead; We give thee thanks for all those thy servants who have laid down their lives in the service of our country. Grant to them thy mercy and the light of thy presence, that the good work which thou hast begun in … Read more

Moving During a Pandemic

I’ve been thinking about moving into a senior independent living apartment for a good while now. Every time a problem occurred with the house—such as having to replace the sewer lines under the house, not once but twice because the first contractor botched the job—I wished I didn’t have the responsibility of the upkeep of … Read more