Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The End of Summer

Labor Day has arrived, signaling the end of summer. Granted, the season doesn’t officially end for another couple of weeks, but functionally, summer is over. Kids are heading back to school and adults are settling into their work-a-day worlds, thoughts … Continue reading

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Fun with PVDs (Not!)

This week I discovered yet another interesting (frightening? disturbing?) effect of the aging process: PVDs To quote the literature my doctor sent home with me: A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is a rather dramatic event in the normal aging process … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Are you one of those people who plan your entire year in the first few days of January? If so, what happens to those plans? Do you carry through (as much as humanly possible…we all know that life has a … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov and The Star-Spangled Banner

I’m a great fan of Isaac Asimov. He was one of my favorite writers during my most impressionable years, so it was a delight to find my way to this reprint of his thoughts on The Star-Spangled Banner. Many thanks … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Harry. It’s been grand.

My husband and I went to the final Harry Potter movie yesterday. We even splurged for the 3D version, and my personal opinion is: They Outdid Themselves! The movie was action-packed, tightly scripted, and well-acted. A fitting farewell to a … Continue reading

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