Tag: Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant

Bye Bells

“Do you hear that? Do you hear the church bells?” Waking up late, the first morning of a long weekend on Lake Superior, my husband asks me what time it is. No watch, no clock, no phone, so the church bells will tell us… Continue Reading “Bye Bells”

Hot Mess: My High School Reunion

When my old boyfriend came through the door of the hotel where my 40th high school reunion was being held, three girls, wait, three 58-year old women scurried over to quick give me the 411.  “Clark’s here.” “He’s right over there.” Shushing and fluttering… Continue Reading “Hot Mess: My High School Reunion”

Will the Last Thought to Leave, Please Turn Off the Light?

I am doomed.  If I thought I was going to do figure eights around Alzheimer’s Disease, taking first the inner edge then the outer of a perfect pair of white figure skates, laughing knowingly at my age peers stringing little beads together around a… Continue Reading “Will the Last Thought to Leave, Please Turn Off the Light?”

If The Phone Rings Again, Don’t Answer It

So much depends on whether you answer the phone.  When my then boyfriend (now husband) wandered off for a while to give his prior girlfriend another chance and then decided to return to our little germ of a relationship, he started calling me. I sat at the… Continue Reading “If The Phone Rings Again, Don’t Answer It”

Say What?

You know how Iron Chef has Battle Mushroom or Battle Egg?  And how everyone in Kitchen Stadium watches in awe as the Iron Chef and his challenger create amazing plates of food art to be judged by a panel of people who haven’t been hungry for… Continue Reading “Say What?”

Sweet Nothings in My Ear

I just came home from a huge event where my husband got an award.  The award was a really pretty glass thing that probably weighed a couple of pounds but somehow hot sauce got in the picture.  You can tell that he’s pretty happy. … Continue Reading “Sweet Nothings in My Ear”

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