There was a phrase that Big Daddy(my hubby) and I used to use, back when we were younger, referring to older women that wandered around aimlessly in grocery stores, drove 30 mph in the left passing lane without getting over, and just generally meandered glassy-eyed through life. “Middle-aged crazy,” we’d chuckle, shaking our heads. Now I’m not laughing anymore because not only am I middle-aged, but I may be stepping into the realm of the Middle-Aged Crazies. Example One: I really thought that was a picture of my dog Sky that I posted yesterday. It was, after all, on our computer. It is a boxer with very similar coloring. In fact, even though I couldn’t recall the floor it was standing on and I didn’t think she ever had a purple collar, the fog just didn’t lift quite enough for me to grasp the reality until I picked up Youngest Son from college. He asked me why I posted some random dog on my blog when he had sent me so many good pictures of Sky. Wow. Then Thunderbolt Number Two–and this one is disturbing. I never realized that little lab rats, after performing their duties for science, were then euthanized. This new knowledge just upset me immensely. Not that I’m overly fond of rodents. I wouldn’t want to find a rat in my house. I don’t know where I thought they would go. I guess I just never thought about it which makes me feel really dumb considering my age and all. So, about that tax return I’ve been working on. I think I’ll check it over several times before I send it off into cyberspace. I’m feeling kinda dumb today.
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- I’m Not Driving (The Beginning)
- Lounging in Limbo
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- Took My Breath Away (Part I)
- Mama On The Edge (Part II)
- Mama On The Edge (Part I)
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- Fostering Hope…or Sabotaging Self?
- Mr. Trump, You’re Hired!
- I Survived Another Tax Season!
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