May 2011 Entries
- By Peggy Perry -
My sister Sally’s e-mail put it succinctly: "Turquoise nail polish? A (musical) keyboard? I think you have gone a bit mad." At two UVTO programs in April, speakers had offered some suggestions for a positive outlook on life. To Sally, I merely had mentioned my own responses. Actually, I’m still chuckling about the aqua fingertips (for just four days), and I’m having fun with a ‘barbershop sextette’ preparing for the June talent show, as I practice their melodies on my new keyboard.
Resident Dr. David Clark, in his presentation on Positive Aging, showed...
- By Nick Minick -
As soon as I opened the blinds, there they were, Mr. and Mrs. Trouble, sitting cheerfully on the railing of my third-floor balcony. The same grinning, goofy-looking, gray mourning doves I had battled with the two other times they had invaded my balcony. I took a deep breath, and decided to keep my cool. I would handle it this time in a humane, civilized manner. Though the smile was not genuine, I managed to politely say, "Sorry folks, not this time. Please try someplace else."
As usual, the wily female did...